Incidents

The impact of workplace incidents and fatalities can be devastating to families, workplaces and communities. The following postings are intended to raise awareness of workplace hazards, fatal incidents and occupational health and safety resources to help prevent similar incidents from occurring.

The incidents and fatalities listed have occurred in regulated workplaces. Please note that at the time of publishing on this page, serious injuries and fatalities may still be under investigation and therefore no conclusions have been made as to root causes. These postings are developed with the intention of safeguarding the privacy of those involved and the integrity of accident investigations and possible legal proceedings.

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  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Foreman
    Date: May 26, 2021
    Description: Rafter collapsed on the worker, causing a dislocated hip.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Transportation and warehousing
    Job Type: Operator
    Date: May 4, 2021
    Description: A drive shaft from a truck fell on the worker’s head while hooking up to a tow truck, causing a skull fracture and a concussion.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Transportation and warehousing
    Job Type: Supervisor
    Date: May 4, 2021
    Description: Worker suffered multiple injuries, including broken leg when the locking rim blew off the rim of the forklift.

  • Nature of injury: Head trauma
    Industry: Education
    Job Type: Janitorial
    Date: April 28, 2021
    Description: When worker lost control of the tractor he was riding, it rolled down a hill, resulting in a cut to the head requiring stitches, face bruising and two broken vertebrae.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Agriculture
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: April 27, 2021
    Description: Worker’s arm got caught in a tractor implement, causing a broken arm, twisted shoulder and other injuries, not currently known.

  • Nature of injury: Soft tissue injuries
    Industry: Plumbing
    Job Type: Plumber
    Date: March 17, 2021
    Description: Worker fell when stairway collapsed, causing soft tissue injury and bruising to his legs.

  • Nature of injury: Near miss
    Industry: Food manufacturing
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: March 10, 2021
    Description: Two workers escaped with no injuries when the roof from the storage building collapsed.

  • Nature of injury: Amputation
    Industry: Forestry
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: February 10, 2021
    Description: Worker's hand got stuck in the splitter, causing four fingers and half of a thumb to be amputated.

  • Nature of injury: Unknown
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Driver
    Date: February 5, 2021
    Description: Worker fell from the top of a tractor trailer. Injuries are currently unknown.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Lead Hand
    Date: February 3, 2021
    Description: Two workers were injured when a cable broke from being stressed, causing a fractured finger for one and a broken arm for the other.

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