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: Fatality
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: August 28, 2019
    Description: Worker leaned against a guardrail, which let go. The worker fell 13-14 feet into a stream.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: General contracting
    Job Type: Driver
    Date: June 18, 2019
    Description: Worker was crushed between truck and flatbed.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: June 17, 2019
    Description: Worker's arm was pulled into the rollers when his glove got caught, causing broken bones.

  • Nature of injury: Near miss
    Industry: Education
    Job Type: Teacher
    Date: June 5, 2019
    Description: Workers were exposed to sulfur dioxide when a hole was drilled in a compressed air cylinder.

  • Nature of injury: Amputation
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Wood splitter operator
    Date: May 31, 2019
    Description: Worker was splitting wood when his thumb got caught in the wood splitter. Worker’s thumb was amputated.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Electrical
    Job Type: Electrician
    Date: April 12, 2019
    Description: Worker fell off the roof while checking a ventilator.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Metal cutter
    Date: April 3, 2019
    Description: Worker was clearing snow, fell on the ground, and lost consciousness.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Operator
    Date: March 27, 2019
    Description: Worker's hand was fractured and has a deep laceration after being caught between a piece of lumber and the side of a machine as he was trying to unjam a piece of batten.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Supervisor
    Date: March 17, 2019
    Description: Employee got pulled in a conveyor system, and suffered two broken ribs and potential arm muscle and ligament injuries.

  • Nature of injury: Crushing injury
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Operator
    Date: February 20, 2019
    Description: Worker’s left arm was fractured in several places when it was caught in a conveyor.

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