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A Day Of Mourning To Reflect On How We Can Keep Our Workers Safe.

On Saturday April 28, 2018, workers gathered across the country to mark the National Day of Mourning for workers who were killed, injured or suffered illness on the job. In Toronto, an empty black streetcar was driven through the city streets on Friday night to draw attention to the many workers who never make the commute home. In 2017, there were 227 workplace related fatalities in Ontario according to the Workers Safety and Insurance Board. That was up from 208 recorded in 2016. We are seeing similar increase in the excavation industry - over 5100 buried utility damages in 2017, an increase of 586 since 2016. There is more and more safety awareness effort and legislation being created to i

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