Incident Notice 2015-14

Incident Notice 2015-14

Type: Fatality

Industry: Food/Convenience Stores

Incident Summary:

A convenience store worker working the late shift alone was fatally injured after being shot during an armed robbery at the work site.

Safety Reminders:

  • Identify all the existing and potential hazards at the worksite for each shift and implement the appropriate control measures for those identified hazards.
  • Involved the affected workers with the identified hazards and the implemented controls measures.
  • Any worker working alone is required to have regular communications with the employer or the employer’s representative.

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: 15597

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