New numbers from state labor officials say 2014 was a safer year for Minnesota’s workers – but the number of workplace fatalities remained high in a few key industries. 213 more words
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A worker died after falling from the roof of a Lethbridge school construction site Wednesday afternoon.
The 51-year-old man was doing some welding work in the 200 block of Mildred Dobbs Boulevard in north Lethbridge, when he fell about nine metres, said Wayne Wood, spokeswoman with Alberta Occupational Health and Safety. 45 more words
PENTICTON – Communities around the Okanagan and across Canada are marking the Day of Mourning Tuesday. It is a chance to remember those who have been killed or injured on the job and or have succumbed to work related diseases. 126 more words
The definition of an unsafe workplace is about to change in Alberta — or at least the way the government measures it.
Beginning next year, the province plans to issue an index for each employer that takes into account a number of factors to determine how dangerous — or safe — it is for its employees. 1,435 more words