CBC: Recent Suncor fatalities painful for survivors of other workplace tragedies

“Kevin Grocutt was one of 1,035 people in Canada who died of work-related causes in 2008, according to statistics from the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada. Since then, 945 people, on average, have died from workplace injuries or illnesses every year in this country, according to the same source. Though the exact number fluctuates up and down slightly, it has not declined in any meaningful way over the years despite Canada having some of the most stringent occupational health and safety laws in the developed world, according to some experts. It’s also in spite of ever-increasing awareness campaigns, improved technology and corporate protocols.”

Article: Recent Suncor fatalities painful for survivors of other workplace tragedies
Author: Amanda Stephenson
Date: September 4, 2022