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New Brunswickers killed on the job each year remembered at Day of Mourning ceremony

New Brunswickers were presented with a harsh reminder of the startling number of people who are killed and injured on the job Thursday.

Gathered with people across the country today, residents marked the National Day of Mourning which honours those who’ve lost their lives on the job or died from workplace related diseases. 307 more words


Investigation underway after worker dies at worksite northeast of Edmonton

EDMONTON – Investigators with Occupation Health and Safety (OHS) were called to a workplace fatality at the Pembina Pipeline site near Redwater, Alta. Wednesday afternoon. 199 more words


Man killed while working on crane near Blackfalds, Alta.

Occupational Health and Safety is investigating the death of man killed on the job at a plastics and chemical company site Wednesday.

Blackfalds RCMP were called to a workplace fatality at the Nova Chemicals PE1 Expansion Project in Joffre, which is about 30 kilometres southeast of Blackfalds, Alta. 202 more words


International Day of Mourning

April 28 is the International Day of Mourning, honouring and remembering the people who were injured or died as a result of occupational injury or disease in the previous year.  391 more words

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Worker injured at northeast Calgary construction site

Struck by a trackhoe bucket, a worker in northeast Calgary lay injured at the bottom of a construction trench.

Emergency crews scrambled to stabilize the walls of the trench to go down and get the wounded man while a co-worker stayed in the trench with him. 169 more words

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Calgary man struck by track hoe bucket while working in trench

Calgary fire crews rescued a “semi-conscious” man from the bottom of a 12-foot (3.6-metre) trench after he was hit by construction equipment Friday afternoon.

The man, believed to be in his 50s, was injured at around 1 p.m. 170 more words


Healthcare workers care for us, but who’s caring for them?

In 2014, during a routine surgery on a patient with liver cancer at a provincial Chinese hospital, Dr. Xu Jun, 35, accidently cut himself with a scalpel. 720 more words

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