Ontario Construction Fatalities (Deaths) for 2012

ONTARIO MINISTRY OF LABOUR
CONSTRUCTION HEALTH AND SAFETY PROGRAM
 

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January 6, 2012 A worker sustained fatal injuries when he fell off of an extension ladder while installing eavestroughing on a barn at a project in Blenheim.

 February 20, 2012 On February 14, 2012 A worker fell approximately 20 feet through a skylight at a project in North York.  He succumbed to his injuries on February 20, 2012.

 February 23, 2012 A worker sustained fatal injuries when the lattice boom of a conventional crane that was being disassembled fell onto him at a multi residential project in Whitby.

 March 23, 2012 A worker sustained fatal injuries when he fell while taking down an old barn at a project in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

 March 25, 2012 On March 22, 2012, 2 workers received an electric shock from a 48,000 volt overhead hydro line while preparing a hole using a vacuum truck at a project in Ottawa.   Both workers were seriously injured.  One of the workers passed away as a result of the injuries on March 25.

 April 9, 2012 A worker sustained fatal injuries when he was run over by a dump truck at a commercial project in Thunder Bay.

 May 17, 2012 A worker working alone in a new house was found with fatal injuries by other workers on the project in Brampton.

 June 16, 2012 A worker was fatally injured when the stage he was working on collapsed during its set up at a concert project in Toronto

 June 21, 2012 A worker sustained fatal injuries when he fell from the second story of a house at a roofing project in Toronto.

 July 12, 2012 A worker was fatally injured when the concrete pump truck he was operating fell on top of him at a project in Markham.

 August 28, 2012 A worker was fatally injured when he fell approximately 15 feet from a scaffold while doing Masonry work on a new residential project in Toronto

 October 9, 2012 A worker was fatally injured when the roller he was operating tipped over pinning him at a project in Powassan.

November 15, 2012 - A worker on a roof fell 21 feet through a skylight and succumbed to her injuries.

  TOTAL FOR THE YEAR = 13

Fatalities

Year

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

Total

22

25

16

19

15

27

20

20

Note: These statistics are not official.  For official Ministry of Labour statistics consult Ministry of Labour Report to PLHMC.                                                                                          

Source: Ministry of Labour

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