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: Concussion
    Industry: Retail and wholesale
    Job Type: Sales associate
    Date: August 14, 2017
    Description: An employee fell from a step ladder when they missed the bottom rung.

  • Nature of injury: Near miss
    Industry: Agriculture
    Job Type: Operator
    Date: August 10, 2017
    Description: A worker was removing a tanker truck with a helicopter, when the helicopter hit the nearby pump on tanker truck and crashed to the ground. No workers were injured.

  • Nature of injury: Near miss
    Industry: Refining and smelting
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: August 1, 2017
    Description: Flooding of the refinery ground floor. No workers were injured.

  • Nature of injury: Near miss
    Industry: Real estate, rental and leasing
    Job Type: Machine operator
    Date: July 26, 2017
    Description: Crane tipped over when outriggers were removed.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Transportation and warehousing
    Job Type: Material handling
    Date: July 24, 2017
    Description: Worker suffered fractured foot and toes when the stand-up forklift he was driving struck a wall.

  • Nature of injury: Burns
    Industry: Wholesale Trade
    Job Type: Mechanic
    Date: July 17, 2017
    Description: Worker was working on a car when the vehicle caught fire and burned the worker's upper body.

  • Nature of injury: Back pain
    Industry: Janitorial
    Job Type: Cleaner
    Date: July 13, 2017
    Description: Worker was using a material lift and trying to set up a metal bar. This metal bar slipped and fell on the worker's back.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Transportation and warehousing
    Job Type: Material handling
    Date: July 13, 2017
    Description: Worker suffered heel fracture when the ride-on electric pallet jack he was driving struck warehouse racking protector.

  • Nature of injury: Punctures
    Industry: Retail and wholesale
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: June 23, 2017
    Description: Worker was on a flatbed when they slipped and fell onto a water pump that was on the same flatbed.

  • Nature of injury: Loss of consciousness
    Industry: Waste management
    Job Type: Cleaner
    Date: June 20, 2017
    Description: Worker lost consciousness after appearing to have been exposed to fumes inside of the tanker he was inspecting.

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