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Organizations: Labour Tags: workplace fatalities

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December 18, 2018

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This set of infographics presents information on workplace injuries, diseases and fatalities in Alberta by industry sector. Data reflects 2017 statistics as accepted and reported by the Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta.


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November 5, 2018

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality that occurred in the construction and construction trades sector in August 2013. Two gravel trucks in close proximity were being unloaded at the same time. A dump box from one of trucks tipped over and crushed the cab of the...


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August 14, 2018

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the health services sector that occurred in February 2018. A worker activated an overhead door and attempted to leave a loading bay through the closing door. The worker was struck and pinned between the door and the floor,...


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July 20, 2018

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the construction and construction trades sector that occurred in November 2017. An abrasive blasting operator opened the top hatch of a truck-mounted hopper to check levels. The hopper was under pressure and the pressure...


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July 20, 2018

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the wholesale and retail sector that occurred in September 2017. A worker was operating a forklift to move a slab of granite and was being assisted by a second worker. The second worker was struck by the forklift and died from...


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June 27, 2018

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality that occurred in the construction and construction trades sector in January 2017. A worker was installing trusses on the roof of a two-story house when he fell more than six metres from the roof and suffered fatal injuries.


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June 8, 2018

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the wholesale and retail sector that occurred in July 2014. A mechanic was under a panel truck repairing the transmission. The vehicle rolled and crushed the mechanic, causing fatal injuries.


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May 9, 2018

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the construction and construction trades sector that occurred in September 2012. A worker was drilling panels over a water-holding tank at a water treatment plant under construction, when he fell into the tank which had water...


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April 30, 2018

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the that occurred in the agriculture and forestry sector in December 2017. An owner operator was loading a logging truck with a picker arm when one log slide out of the arm, striking the operator and causing fatal injuries.


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March 29, 2018

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the construction and construction trades sector that occurred in September 2017. A skid steer operator was spreading gravel inside the garage of a new construction home. The operator inadvertently activated the joystick...