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In the aftermath of an injury or death, know what to say

The collapse of a new fiberglass railing, one day after it was installed in a New York City subway tunnel, sent a 23-year-old worker to his death. 252 more words

27 Saskatchewan workplace deaths in 2017 ‘unacceptable’: WCB

Over 22,200 workers were injured in Saskatchewan workplaces in 2017 and 27 individuals lost their lives in workplace incidents, according to the Workers’ Compensation Board… 265 more words

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Day of Mourning remembers 166 workplace-related deaths in Alberta last year

Labour officials supporting Calgary-area workers are calling on the federal government to enact better workplace health and safety regulations to get in step with provincial rules passed last summer. 439 more words

Local News

Intel factory death triggers $17,400 penalty against contractor 

Oregon has levied a $17,400 penalty against an Intel contractor after a manufacturing tool crushed one of the contractor’s employees last summer. The death was the worst accident in Oregon’s semiconductor industry in many years. 10 more words

The Oregonian

Oregon workplace fatalities: Frankie Crispen, a Klamath Falls mill and a shocking death

Frankie Crispen Jr. had a lot to look forward to this past November. He was set to take the rigorous exam that could elevate him to journeyman electrician after four years as an apprentice. 33 more words

The Oregonian

‘Tragic trend’: On-the-job deaths at highest level since 2008, BLS reports 

A total of 5,190 workers died from on-the-job injuries in 2016 – a 7 percent increase from 2015 and the highest number of fatalities since 5,214 workers died in 2008, according to  48 more words

Workplace Safety

Workplace fatalities down, more needs to be done: WCB

The number of workplace fatalities in Saskatchewan is trending lower so far this year than in 2016.

But the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB… 263 more words

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