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Audience: Employers

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July 1, 2018

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Provides information about health and safety in the workplace.


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May 1, 2018

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This report has been created by the Forum of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors. It highlights initiatives that can help address the challenges facing older workers and promote labour force participation.


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May 31, 2018

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Occupational disease fatalities are usually gradual in onset and result from exposure to work-related conditions that cause disease resulting in the workers' death. The fatalities listed represent disease claims that have been accepted by the Workers' Compensation Board as recorded by the month...


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July 6, 2018

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An approval allows for a statutory Director to approve a process, equipment, standard, course or training agency, or an alternative to strict compliance with a specific legislated provision. Section 56 of the OHS Act covers approvals.


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August 19, 2011

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the business, personal and professional services that occurred in October, 2010. A 74-year old male was fatally injured when a metal cylinder attached to a fuel tank blew off while a co-worker was using a cutting torch to cut...


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June 15, 2009

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the business, personal and professional services that occurred in September, 2008. A male worker was found pinned underneath a riding lawn mower, both the worker and the lawn mower were submerged in a pond on the golf course...


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March 7, 2014

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality that occurred in June 2013. A worker was fatally injured while assisting to move three loaded steel coil railcars in the staging area of a rail yard. See the usage considerations section of this record for more information about...


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November 7, 2016

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the transportation, communication and utilities sector that occurred in October 2015. A tow truck operator was loading a disabled truck onto a flatbed tow truck when a passenger car drove into the back of the tow truck,...


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July 22, 2014

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the public administration education and health services sector that occurred in August, 2012. A peace officer following up on a dog/land use complaint had an altercation with the tenant, who overcame peace officer and put him...


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February 27, 2017

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the business, personal and professional services sector that occurred in September 2016. A worker was conducting a field survey in a helicopter. The helicopter lost power and crashed into the forest resulting in a fatal...