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: Electric shock
    Industry: General contracting
    Job Type: Driver
    Date: October 5, 2020
    Description: Worker received a shock while disconnecting truck from the dump, which was touching voltage wire.

  • Nature of injury: Crushing injury
    Industry: Machine shop
    Job Type: Machine operator
    Date: September 21, 2020
    Description: Worker’s hand was crushed in a machine he was operating, causing broken bones.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Roofer
    Date: August 31, 2020
    Description: Worker fell off a ladder, causing a broken arm.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Linesman
    Date: August 10, 2020
    Description: Worker fell off a ladder, causing multiple injuries.

  • Nature of injury: Concussion
    Industry: Health care and social services
    Job Type: Health-care worker
    Date: July 25, 2020
    Description: Worker has a concussion after his/her head was hit against a wall several times.

  • Nature of injury: Asbestos exposure
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Technician
    Date: July 18, 2020
    Description: Eight workers were exposed to dust containing asbestos when a countertop was cut.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Installer
    Date: July 10, 2020
    Description: Worker fell off the ladder while installing a window, causing a broken heel.

  • Nature of injury: Near miss
    Industry: Public administration
    Job Type: Police officer
    Date: May 20, 2020
    Description: A firearm was discharged while it was being cleaned by an officer. No one was injured.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Machine operator
    Date: April 22, 2020
    Description: Metal piece cut worker’s arm, causing deep laceration.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Food manufacturing
    Job Type: Electrician
    Date: March 19, 2020
    Description: Worker was hit on the head by a pipe and needed stitches above an eye.

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