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: Electric shock
    Industry: Electrical
    Job Type: Electrician
    Date: October 24, 2020
    Description: Worker was doing electrical work when a piece of equipment touched the inside of a box, causing an electrical shock that burned his finger.

  • Nature of injury: Amputation
    Industry: Machine shop
    Job Type: Saw operator
    Date: October 20, 2020
    Description: Worker caught his hand in a sprocket while removing a blockage, resulting in the amputation of three fingers.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Transportation and warehousing
    Job Type: Welder
    Date: October 13, 2020
    Description: Worker fell on hand and broke his wrist.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Forestry
    Job Type: Operator
    Date: October 9, 2020
    Description: While working on a machine, a tree fell on worker’s neck, fracturing his spine.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Installer
    Date: October 5, 2020
    Description: Worker fell while installing siding and broke his wrist.

  • Nature of injury: Electric shock
    Industry: General contracting
    Job Type: Driver
    Date: October 5, 2020
    Description: Worker received a shock while disconnecting truck from the dump, which was touching voltage wire.

  • Nature of injury: Crushing injury
    Industry: Machine shop
    Job Type: Machine operator
    Date: September 21, 2020
    Description: Worker’s hand was crushed in a machine he was operating, causing broken bones.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Roofer
    Date: August 31, 2020
    Description: Worker fell off a ladder, causing a broken arm.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Linesman
    Date: August 10, 2020
    Description: Worker fell off a ladder, causing multiple injuries.

  • Nature of injury: Concussion
    Industry: Health care and social services
    Job Type: Health-care worker
    Date: July 25, 2020
    Description: Worker has a concussion after his/her head was hit against a wall several times.

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