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: Near miss
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Heavy equipment operator
    Date: December 20, 2021
    Description: A four-storey building was being excavated when the excavator fell into the basement.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: December 6, 2021
    Description: Worker fell from scaffolding.

  • Nature of injury: Near miss
    Industry: Waste collection
    Job Type: Driver
    Date: December 3, 2021
    Description: While unloading a recycling bin, worker’s truck struck the power line.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Driver
    Date: November 24, 2021
    Description: Worker entered the trailer while it was being unloaded and was crushed by the excavator claw.

  • Nature of injury: Severe injury
    Industry: Arts, entertainment and recreation
    Job Type: Cleaner
    Date: November 12, 2021
    Description: The worker was assaulted while outside the facility.

  • Nature of injury: Near miss
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Contractor
    Date: October 29, 2021
    Description: Worker was pouring concrete floor on the 5th floor when the floor collapsed, minor injuries sustained by 2 employees.

  • Nature of injury: Unknown
    Industry: Farming
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: October 28, 2021
    Description: Worker’s coat got struck in the drive shaft while drilling holes for a fence causing severe injuries to his neck, arm, and organs.

  • Nature of injury: Amputation
    Industry: Machine shop
    Job Type: Operator
    Date: October 26, 2021
    Description: Worker was removing a wood jam in a conveyor without performing a lock out. When the jam was removed his foot got amputated.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Automotive
    Job Type: Tire installer
    Date: October 18, 2021
    Description: Workers was hit in the face by hydraulic oil when a valve on a cylinder failed.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Retail and wholesale
    Job Type: Driver
    Date: October 6, 2021
    Description: Worker was unloading pallets, when he struck the power lines with the boom of the truck.

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