Incident Notice 2015-06

Incident Notice 2015-06

Type: Fatality

Industry: Municipal Government

Incident Summary:

A city police officer was fatally shot during the course of his duties.

Safety Reminders:

  • Identify all the existing and potential hazards at the worksite and implement the appropriate control measures for those identified hazards.
  • Develop safe work procedures when potential hazards are identified as having high severity consequences if the hazard isn’t eliminated or mitigated.

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.

Modified: 2017-02-17
PID: 15589

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