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: Forestry
    Job Type: Electrician
    Date: March 25, 2022
    Description: Worker was working on an electrical panel that was not deenergized and suffered an electric shock.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Forestry
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: March 15, 2022
    Description: Worker reached into a shredding machine while shredding plastic straps, causing finger laceration.

  • Nature of injury: No Injuries
    Industry: Transportation and warehousing
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: March 9, 2022
    Description: Worker was cleaning the second floor of a chicken farm, when the third floor collapsed.

  • Nature of injury: No Injuries
    Industry: Forestry
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: March 8, 2022
    Description: Part of the roof system to the planer entry collapsed.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Supervisor
    Date: March 1, 2022
    Description: Worker climbed onto a rock crusher, causing deep laceration to the heel.

  • Nature of injury: Near miss
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Operator
    Date: February 22, 2022
    Description: Crane and operator fell in a frozen river, while replacing the deck of an old bridge.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Roofer
    Date: February 17, 2022
    Description: Worker fractured a heel when he fell off a roof.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Machine shop
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: February 16, 2022
    Description: Worker reached into a machine without locking it out, causing a deep gash to his arm.

  • Nature of injury: Lead exposure
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Demolisher
    Date: February 7, 2022
    Description: Multiple employees exposed to lead while demolishing a building.

  • Nature of injury: Crushing injury
    Industry: Transportation
    Job Type: Hospitality
    Date: January 29, 2022
    Description: Worker’s foot was crushed on the gangway while debarking a ferry.

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