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: Energy
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: January 27, 2020
    Description: Worker was pulling a cable when it struck him in the chest.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Millwright
    Date: January 23, 2020
    Description: IW got pinned by chain hoist while lifting a large piece of equipment.

  • Nature of injury: Head trauma
    Industry: Electrical
    Job Type: Electrician
    Date: January 9, 2020
    Description: The worker fell and lost consciousness when his ladder slipped off a pole.

  • Nature of injury: Amputation
    Industry: Mining, oil and gas extraction
    Job Type: Mechanic
    Date: January 1, 2020
    Description: Worker‘s leg had to be amputated below the knee after it was crushed by dislodged rock.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Logger
    Date: October 10, 2019
    Description: Worker got caught in a miller.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Carpenter
    Date: October 9, 2019
    Description: Trusses fell, striking and injuring two workers.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Farming
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: October 7, 2019
    Description: Worker’s leg got caught in an auger.

  • Nature of injury: Amputation
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: September 16, 2019
    Description: Worker was run over while moving train wagons, causing his arm and leg to be amputated.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Transportation and warehousing
    Job Type: Driver
    Date: September 11, 2019
    Description: Driver fell asleep at the wheel and hit a load that another truck was carrying.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: August 28, 2019
    Description: Worker leaned against a guardrail, which let go. The worker fell 13-14 feet into a stream.

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