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The danger of explosions when clearing sanitary or storm sewers

WorkSafe Bulletin 2014-03

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Leg crushed when struck by assembly struts
  • Finger partially amputated in infeed of planer
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  • Young worker died after receiving electric shock
  • Two workers drowned when vessel sank
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hazard alert

Traffic control person hit by reversing truck

Read the accident investigation summary report.

updated guidelines

Updated guidelines effective September 19, 2014

  • G8.24-1 Alternative standard for high visibility apparel
  • G21.75 Unfired explosives
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Free e-learning courses from CCOHS regarding possible changes to WHMIS after GHS

Partners Program

Certificate of Recognition (COR) - Partners Program

Find out how employers can earn valuable rewards and rebates by practicing good safety management.

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