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News Manufacturing General
January 14, 2020  

Fatality in wood drying kiln leads to $225,000 fine

Wood flooring manufacturer failed to ensure an employee door could be opened from inside the kiln once the door latched closed.

News Manufacturing General
October 31, 2019  

Worker’s fatal injuries result in $150,000 fine for metal processor

Employee caught in the pinch point of a roller conveyor while it was operating.

News Construction Manufacturing General
February 20, 2019  

Calgary cement plant worker dies following accident

Lehigh Hanson Canada said in a statement the worker was struck by a concrete block.

News Manufacturing General
January 15, 2019  

Worker’s death in tank container results in $105,000 fine

Oakville company pleads guilty to having an inadequate written plan for work in confined spaces.

News Manufacturing General
November 14, 2018  

Ontario manufacturer fined for factory accident that left child dead

Worker’s child died after being crushed by a pile of bundled steel tubes that collapsed.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 19, 2018  

Uber suspends self-driving car tests in Toronto and elsewhere after pedestrian death

Woman walking outside a crosswalk in Phoenix suburb hit by vehicle in autonomous mode.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 14, 2018  

Nexen Energy pleads not guilty in oil sands explosion that killed two workers

Men were doing maintenance inside a hydrogen compressor building at the Long Lake upgrader when the explosion occurred.

News Manufacturing General
February 12, 2018  

Metal fabricator fined $125,000 for death of worker

Killed while lifting conveyor frames with a crane to place on support structure.

News General
January 12, 2018  

Saskatoon’s Shercom Industries fined $420,000 in teen worker’s death

Company failed to have systems and maintenance at the plant that ensure health, safety, welfare of workers.

News General
April 14, 2016  

2 workers killed, 1 hurt in Texas gas pipeline accident

Killed from sudden pressure release as they were repairing a pipeline.

News Metals Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
June 4, 2013  

Encore Steel fined $75,000 for worker fatality

Mishap occurred while loading steel beams on a truck.