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Investigation launched into Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan fatality

Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) launched its investigation Friday morning into what may have led to the death of a 21-year-old labourer while on the… 507 more words

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Saskatoon man dead after workplace incident at Children's Hospital construction site

Saskatoon police said a 21-year-old Saskatoon man has died after an “industrial accident” occurred at the Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan construction site on Thursday.

According to a Saskatoon Fire Department official, a collapsed steel construction item at the site left a worker injured. 197 more words

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Alberta work sites told to prepare for blitz of safety inspections

Residential construction companies are being reminded they may receive surprise visits this summer from provincial safety inspectors with the power to issue tickets and shut work sites. 285 more words

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More weekend, evening safety checks on Alberta home construction sites

It’s not uncommon for construction crews to work into the evening and over the weekend during the summer and now safety inspectors will be doing so as well. 164 more words

Politics

Alberta needs better system to enforce workplace safety orders: AG

EDMONTON – Alberta’s auditor general says the provincial government is still not doing enough to enforce compliance with workplace safety orders.

Merwan Saher says six years after an audit found problems with occupational health and safety orders, the government can’t show that its policies are keeping workers safe. 118 more words

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Village of Torquay fined $42,000 for sour gas death

The Village of Torquay was fined more than $40,000 this week for a 2014 workplace fatality.

Charges stemmed after a workplace fatality on March 11, 2014 near the village where a worker was in a confined space and was exposed to hydrogen sulfide gas. 253 more words

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Employee scalded by hot diesel at Regina Co-op refinery

A worker was burned during an industrial accident Thursday morning at the Co-op refinery in Regina.

At 8:45 a.m., an employee was checking a gauge when he was sprayed by hot diesel. 129 more words

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