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Saskatchewan company jolted by heavy fine for electrical accident

A Saskatchewan company has been fined $35,000 for an accident that injured a worker due to contact with a power line.

The Saskatchewan government said Venture Construction Inc., pleaded guilty Tuesday in Saskatoon provincial court to a charge laid under Occupational Health and Safety legislation. 79 more words


Shell Canada investigates after electrical explosion occurs at Edmonton-area refinery

Shell Canada said three of its employees are back at work and doing well after experiencing an “unexpected electrical arc flash” at the company’s Scotford oil refinery and chemical plant Sunday. 216 more words


Saskatoon employer fined for failing to use fall protection

A Saskatoon employer has been fined after workers were seen shingling a roof without any fall protection.

The three workers were spotted by an occupational health officer at a job site on Jan. 78 more words


2 Saskatchewan companies fined for workplace safety violations

Two Saskatchewan companies have been fined for workplace safety violations in separate cases, one that resulted in the death of a worker.

On Sept. 15, 2014, a tractor with a crane came into contact with a high-voltage electrical line near Coleville, Sask., killing a worker walking beside the tractor. 132 more words


Alberta Construction Safety Association says one-millionth student is a milestone

The head of the Alberta Construction Safety Association says enrolling the one-millionth student in safety courses shows a continued need for training despite the province’s economic slump. 405 more words

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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


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