workplace death

WorkSafeBC found that a manufacturing defect was responsible for a concrete pumper truck suddenly collapsing on two workers, one of whom was killed, on a Garrison Crossing construction site on March 11, 2016. (Paul J. Henderson file/Chilliwack Progress file)

Man who suffered ‘catastrophic’ injuries in Chilliwack workplace accident awarded $15.5 million

‘Every aspect of Mr. Alvarado’s daily life has been adversely impacted by his injuries,’ judge said

 

Alyssa Grocutt poses with pictures of her father Kevin who died when she was 11 years old while working at Suncor Energy Inc., in Kingston, Ont., on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg

Recent Suncor fatalities ‘devastating’ for survivors of other workplace tragedies

About 945 people die in Canada each year from workplace injuries or illnesses

 

Danielle Pritchett was supported by friends and family as she spoke in Kelowna’s Ben Lee Park on April 28, 2022 about her son Cailen Vilness, a victim of the July 2021 Kelowna crane collapse (Brittany Webster)

Mom of man killed in Kelowna crane collapse speaks out on workplace Day of Mourning

161 work related deaths were reported in B.C. in 2021

  • Apr 28, 2022

 

Williams Lake city councillor Ivan Bonnell, from left, Latisha Kirechuk, safety cochair for West Fraser Plywood, and Allen Kirechuk with West Fraser Plywood were at the Day of Mourning ceremony at city hall in Williams Lake on April 28. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Tragedy remembered at Day of Mourning ceremony in Williams Lake

Speakers recall a tragic loss and stress the importance of safety in the workplace

Williams Lake city councillor Ivan Bonnell, from left, Latisha Kirechuk, safety cochair for West Fraser Plywood, and Allen Kirechuk with West Fraser Plywood were at the Day of Mourning ceremony at city hall in Williams Lake on April 28. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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161 deaths: B.C. remembers those lost to workplace injuries, disease in 2021

April 28 is the International Day of Mourning

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The National Day of Mourning will be marked with a ceremony on Thursday, April 28, at the cenotaph outside Williams Lake city hall. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

Day of Mourning ceremony set for April 28 at Williams Lake cenotaph

United Steelworker Union Local 1-2017 is organizing the event

The National Day of Mourning will be marked with a ceremony on Thursday, April 28, at the cenotaph outside Williams Lake city hall. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)