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: Crushing injury
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Shipper
    Date: January 23, 2019
    Description: A worker was struck by a loader as it came around a corner.

  • Nature of injury: Crushing injury
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Operator
    Date: January 22, 2019
    Description: Worker's left hand was caught in the carpet lift.

  • Nature of injury: Amputation
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Operator
    Date: January 9, 2019
    Description: Worker tried to dislodge a corrugated corner protector that was struck, when the machine clamped on their finger.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Forestry
    Job Type: Driver
    Date: January 2, 2019
    Description: Worker lost control of their vehicle while driving down a steep hill.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: November 17, 2018
    Description: A worker was struck in the face by a door that had its mechanical lock removed.

  • Nature of injury: Exposure to chlorine dioxide
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: November 7, 2018
    Description: Three plant workers were possibly exposed to chlorine dioxide.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Foreman
    Date: November 2, 2018
    Description: Worker’s foot got caught between a strap and a roller while trying to align the strap with their foot.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Refining and smelting
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: October 8, 2018
    Description: Workers suffered injuries when evacuating the area after an explosion.

  • Nature of injury: Near miss
    Industry: Transportation and warehousing
    Job Type: Driver
    Date: October 3, 2018
    Description: Dump truck driver was driving with an elevated bed and hit the power line.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Transportation and warehousing
    Job Type: Machine operator
    Date: October 2, 2018
    Description: Worker was crushed underneath a suspended load that was hanging from the clamp of a porter.

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