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: Carpenter
    Date: July 21, 2023
    Description: Worker suffered multiple fractures after falling 16.5 feet from the top of a garage.

  • Nature of injury: Bruises and contusions
    Industry: Retail and wholesale
    Job Type: Maintenance worker
    Date: July 20, 2023
    Description: Worker was mowing the lawn when they fell six feet off a retaining wall.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Fish processing
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: July 12, 2023
    Description: Worker was cleaning a machine that was not locked out, causing their finger to get caught.

  • Nature of injury: No Injuries
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Demolisher
    Date: June 14, 2023
    Description: A catastrophic incident took place during a blasting operation, resulting in rocks being forcefully projected sideways and causing significant damage to equipment.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Carpenter
    Date: June 13, 2023
    Description: Worker received a deep laceration when they fell with a metal beam.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: June 1, 2023
    Description: Worker suffered a severe injury when they were struck on the shoulder by a drill, resulting in crushing damage to their spine.

  • Nature of injury: Concussion
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Roofer
    Date: May 16, 2023
    Description: Worker hit their head when they fell 3 m from a ladder jack.

  • Nature of injury: Amputation
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Millwright
    Date: April 24, 2023
    Description: Worker’s hand got caught in a lathe machine and had to be amputated below the elbow.

  • Nature of injury: Burns
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Pipe layer
    Date: April 18, 2023
    Description: While replacing a pipe component, chemical products dripped on the worker causing second- and third-degree burns.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Linesman
    Date: March 29, 2023
    Description: Worker's hand was in a machine to fix a jam when another worker turned it on.

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