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2 companies fined for Saskatchewan workplace safety violations

Two companies have been fined for Saskatchewan workplace safety violations after two workers were injured in separate incidents.

Prince Albert Co-operative Association Ltd. and Rest-Well Mattress Company Ltd. 105 more words

Canada

Mother remembers son killed in a Saskatoon industrial accident

A mother, whose son was killed Wednesday in an industrial accident, said he filled her world with love, joy and happiness that she never knew existed. 185 more words

Canada

Man killed in Saskatoon industrial accident

A young man is dead following an industrial accident in Saskatoon Wednesday.

It happened just after 8:30 a.m. in the 300-block of Tache Crescent.

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Canada

7 workers injured after falling from residential construction site East of Regina

Officials are investigating after seven people fell from a two-storey residential construction site Friday evening.

Deputy chief Layne Jackson with Regina Fire said crews received a call about a workplace accident at around 5:30 p.m. 191 more words

Canada

Calgary MLA takes aim at workplace bullying in Alberta

A Calgary MLA is speaking out about the private member’s bill he introduced in the Alberta Legislature earlier this week in an effort to address the issue of bullying in the workplace. 214 more words

Politics

Harassment policies to become mandatory for Alberta workplaces

Years of relentless workplace bullying made Wendy Gaucher-Bigcharles’ life a “living nightmare.”

After enduring a campaign of psychological violence that reached the Alberta Human Rights Commission, she realized there was a gap in the province’s labour law — there was no requirement for workplaces to have a harassment policy. 203 more words

Politics

Infill police: Enforcing building standards, reducing stress on the neighbours

Three times a week, peace officer Darren Anderson jumps in his truck with a development officer and safety codes inspector to visit infill sites.

For the first time in years, Edmonton now has a team of infill police seeking to make sure builders keep their sites clean, fenced and boulevard trees protected. 738 more words

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