Incident Notice 2014-05

Incident Notice 2014-05

Type: Fatality and Serious Injury

Industry: Food/Convenience stores

Incident Summary:

A worker arrived at his place of employment for his regular shift. The worker entered the building and began attacking the other workers at the workplace. Two workers were fatally injured and four workers sustained serious injuries.

Safety Reminders:

  • Assess workplace violence hazards
  • Workers are trained to recognize workplace violence
  • Policies and procedures are developed to minimize or eliminate workplace violence
  • Emergency preparedness and response plans are established

Safety Resources:

This incident notice is provided for information purposes only to notify industry of an occupational health and safety incident.  It has been issued as an educational resource with the goal of preventing similar incidents. The information contained in this notice is based upon preliminary information that has not been confirmed through investigation.  This notice should not be interpreted as identifying any contraventions of OHS legislation or as laying blame against any party.

Created: 2014-05-26
PID: 15110

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