Canada leads industrialized world in workplace deaths

Seven out of every 100,000 workers killed on the job in 2001, number of non-fatal injuries also high
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 09/04/2003

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anadian workers aren’t as safe on the job as they might think, according to a soon-to-be published study that concludes Canada has one of the worst workplace safety records in the industrial world.

Only Italy is as dangerous a place to work among the 16 member countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. The findings will be published by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards, according to the