Posts Tagged As: Death in Saskatchewan

Blog Post #391 – Construction Workers Injured, One Fatally in Saskatoon

Report from the OH&S Canada magazine One construction worker died and another was seriously injured in a late-afternoon accident in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on December 10, 2008. At about 4 pm, the two men were working on a condominium development project when one worker fell approximately six storeys. Bob Fawcett, assistant fire chief with Saskatoon Fire … Continue Reading

Post #347 – Worker Buried when Earth Wall Collapses Dies

Excerpt from the OH&S Canada Magazine

The collapse of an earth wall, measuring 15 metres high and 18 metres wide, recently claimed the life of a dump truck driver at a construction site.

Randolph James Williams, a 47-year-old employee of Steph Trucking, was sitting in the cab of his dump truck at about 3:30 pm on February 14, 2008 when an earth pile crumbled onto the vehicle.

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Blog Post #339 – Review of Mining Death in Saskatchewan

The Crown in Saskatchewan is currently reviewing an investigation file into the death of miner Cory Braaten to determine if charges will be pursued.

The review follows last December’s release of an accident investigation report to Braaten’s employer, Claude Resources Inc., says Shannon Dumba, a spokesperson for Saskatchewan Advanced Education, Employment and Labour. “The report that went to the employer identifies the cause of the incident and is aimed at preventing that type of incident from happening again,” Dumba says.

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