Machine Safety
May 1, 2018 - On behalf of the provincial government, British Columbia Minister of Labour Harry Bains issued the following statement today, recognizing May 1, 2018, as International Workers’ Day:
Apr. 24, 2018 - Have you ever had a loved one killed or maimed on the job? What about a co-worker or someone you knew? It happened to me in the mid-1970s, when one of my bosses at a smelter where I worked in northern Ontario was killed on the job. Six months from retirement and a careless mistake cost him his life.
Apr. 13, 2018 - One man is dead and another is injured after what police described as an industrial accident in southwestern Ontario.
Apr. 10, 2018 - Following a guilty plea, AZZ Galvanizing Canada of New Brunswick has been fined $65,000 after a steel truss fell off a forklift onto a worker, causing crushing injuries.
Mar. 27, 2018 - Six people were killed and two were injured in an explosion in a chemical factory in the Czech Republic.
Mar. 25, 2018 - An explosion at a Massachusetts manufacturing facility has killed one worker and injured another.
Mar. 20, 2018 - Following a guilty plea, Hung Wang Foods Inc. and Fred King-Cheong Fung, a director of the company, were fined $50,000 and $10,000 respectively, after a worker suffered injury while attempting to clear dough that was jammed in a noodle-cutting machine. 
Mar. 16, 2018 - The Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) branch of Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade is reminding employers to ensure workplaces are safe and workers are adequately supervised to perform their duties, after three employers and a property owner were prosecuted for violations under The Workplace Safety and Health Act.
Mar. 13, 2018 - Dematic Ltd., a supplier of integrated supply chain automation, software and services, pleads guilty after a worker became pinned between the guardrail of a work platform and a steel structure and died from the injuries.
Feb. 24, 2018 - The Ontario government says a now-bankrupt mining company has been fined $1.3 million in connection with the deaths of two workers in 2014.
Feb. 11, 2018 - An accident has claimed a life at the construction site of the new Irving Oil headquarters in Saint John, N.B.
Feb. 11, 2018 - Dozens of firefighters battled a large industrial blaze in southwestern Ontario Feb. 6, drilling through the ice of a nearby canal at one point to get enough water to fight the flames, local authorities said.
Feb. 10, 2018 - A worker has been killed in an energy sector accident at a Cenovus Energy Inc. site in northern Alberta.
Jan. 23, 2018 - A Brampton, Ont., manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing products has been fined $65,000 as a result of a workplace accident that resulted in a worker sustaining critical injuries after being pulled into the rollers of a laminator machine.
Jan. 16, 2018 - The Ontario government has increased the maximum fines for individuals and businesses that do not meet workplace health and safety standards.
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