Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

The employer was Great Northern Insulation out of Woodstock, Ontario. The young worker (25 and younger) worked out of GNI’s Gravenhurst location. On the morning of November 23, 2018, the worker and a co-worker had just left a work site in Magnetawan in their truck. The worker was driving.  They had left the worksite because there was no room to park their truck. They we’re going to head to another job site.  They were in the process of turning around at an intersection in Magnetawan when the driving conditions convinced them to install tire chains as the road was very slippery.

Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine

A recent Stress survey by the Ontario Public Service Employees’ Union (OPSEU) reveals that the vast majority of employees with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) have experienced or witnessed some form of workplace bullying.

Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

On March 27, 2018, Vixman Construction Ltd., an Ontario corporation, was contracted to install corrugated steel sheeting to form a roof over several new walkways at Billy Bishop Airport from the gates onto the tarmac.  On March 27, two workers were working on a walkway. They were using self-retracting lifelines (SRLs) for fall protection, attached to full body harnesses.  All of the fall protection equipment was appropriate for the tasks involved and functioning properly.

Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

One worker was killed and another seriously injured when anchor plates being used in the construction of a bridge girder slid from their supports and failed, striking the workers. The employer was Pre-stressed Systems Inc. (PSI Inc.), of Windsor, Ontario, a manufacturer of pre-stressed and pre-cast concrete products.

Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (July 2017)

An attack on a staff member at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital (FPH) in  Coquitlam, British Columbia on June 13, 2017 was evidence of inadequate staff protection at the facility, a statement from the B.C. government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) claims.

Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (July, 2017)

Gaps in oversight and safety promotion in the fishing sector were cited as factors in the capsizing and sinking of the Bessie E. in Mamainse Harbour near Sault Ste. Marie last year, according to an investigation report from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) published on June 21, 2017.