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: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: February 1, 2021
    Description: 1000 lb tank fell on the worker.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Forestry
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: January 22, 2021
    Description: Worker’s hand was caught in a conveyor sprocket, resulting in nerve and tendon damage.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Aquaculture
    Job Type: Diver
    Date: January 8, 2021
    Description: Worker was hit in the chest by a propeller, causing a laceration under the ribs.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: December 17, 2020
    Description: Worker fell 45 feet from a building, suffering a broken leg, fractures to the face, jaw and teeth.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Machine operator
    Date: December 8, 2020
    Description: Worker was treated for brain bleed, skull fracture and broken ribs after falling 6-7 feet from a ladder.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Farming
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: December 2, 2020
    Description: Worker fell 12 feet from a ladder causing fractured vertebrae.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Machine shop
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: November 17, 2020
    Description: Worker’s hand came in contact with the chain while he was dislodging a piece of wood from a saw, cutting part of the finger and thumb.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Mechanic
    Date: November 9, 2020
    Description: A tire blew when worker was inflating it, breaking his knee cap.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Farming
    Job Type: Machine operator
    Date: November 9, 2020
    Description: Worker was operating a skid steer next to a trailer. Because his view was obstructed, he opened the skid steer door to look outside. As he did so, his leg touched against the control, moving the skid steer against the trailer and pushing on the door, crushing his head between the door and the cab of the skid steer.

  • Nature of injury: Amputation
    Industry: Machine shop
    Job Type: Foreman
    Date: November 4, 2020
    Description: Foreman removed the safeguard from the resaw; one blade had stopped but the second blade was still moving, cutting off his fingers.

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