worksite deaths

A memorial for the five victims of the July 2021 fatal crane collapse stands in front of the Bernard Block construction site in downtown Kelowna in October of 2021. (Capital News)

2 years after Kelowna deadly crane collapse, B.C. considers safety improvements

WorkSafeBC has proposed new regulations, including stronger requirements that supervisors

  • Aug 2, 2023


A ferry arrives at Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. British Columbia’s health and safety agency for workers has imposed a hefty fine on BC Ferry Services Inc. over the death of one of its workers in June 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

BC Ferries fined $674,000 over worker who drowned after falling from vessel

The worker leaned onto a fabric webbing panel that broke away, according to WorkSafeBC


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WorkSafeBC says slips, trips, falls account for 20% of all workplace injuries

With construction season around the corner, WorkSafeBC is reminding employers of risks