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Jubilee Ford fined $35K after worker injured in workplace accident

Saskatoon-based Jubilee Ford has been ordered to pay a fine of $35,000 after a worker suffered a fractured arm.

The worker was attempting to repair an overhead door in January 2015 when an anchor bracket became loose, causing the door to come down on the worker’s forearm, causing several fractures. 104 more words

Canada

Agrium employee at Vanscoy, Sask. mine injured weeks after death of coworker

An incident at Agrium’s Vanscoy potash mine resulted in a worker being sent to hospital with serious injuries this past weekend.

The man was working underground when something went wrong just before 11 a.m. 167 more words

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Nigeria accident prevention in construction

The paper is a perception survey of the impact of behaviour-based safety (BBS) on accident prevention in the Bonny NLNG construction project. It defines BBS as an accident preventive progamme designed to change employees behaviours from “at risk” to “safe” behaviours using both positive and negative reinforcements. 287 more words

Construction

Summer's heat can be deadly for workers

We know all know this summer is hot, but what does it mean for workers? In These Times published an article by Elizabeth Grosman in July, “ 479 more words

Worker seriously injured at Agrium's Vanscoy, Sask., potash mine

Operations at a potash mine in Saskatchewan have been suspended after a worker was seriously injured.

Todd Steen, general manager of Agrium‘s (TSX:AGU) mine in Vanscoy, said the worker was caught between two pieces of equipment while underground early Monday morning. 60 more words

Canada

My career decision has been no accident

Hello, I’m Renee Sorbello and I’m currently studying two Bachelors – yes I know, pretty full-on schedule, but for me, it was more beneficial to complete both at once! 413 more words

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"Not Yet Safe, Not Yet Healthy"

Below is the text of Eli Martel, MPP, Sudbury East’s address to the Ontario Legislature, 26 April 1983. As Martel notes, the Ontario NDP played a pivotal role in the 1960’s and 1970’s in improving the province’s workplace health and safety protections. 7,187 more words