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Safety Spotlight

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Asbestos: be aware enforcement initiative

Residential demolition worksite inspections from March 17 to December 31, 2014

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Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Vertebra fractured, shoulder injured when faller struck by tree
  • Pain in chest and arm when ski patroller fell through cornice
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Fatalities

  • Worker crushed while welding excavator bucket
  • Dairy worker died inside vertical feed mixer
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New Hazard Alert
Traffic control person seriously injured by reversing dump truck

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Incident Investigation Summary
This summary identifies the causes and contributing factors of a April 2013 construction incident which resulted in serious injuries to the worker.

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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Archive

Archive of What's New for Construction