Real-life Cases

  • SPI11/7/2017

    Deploying an overall safety program in a complex environment

    Rogers Communications is Canada’s largest provider of wireless communications services and one of Canada’s leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet, information technology, and telephone services to consumers and businesses.

  • SPI1/29/2015

    Training saves lives

    On August 16, 2012, Lawrence Davis was completing his first day of work at the Bacardi plant in Jacksonville, Florida. At only 21 years old, he hoped it would be the beginning of a long career within the company. As he was conducting maintenance work under a pallet rack, an employee activated the machine unintentionally. Lawrence was crushed to death.

  • SPI5/2/2014

    An accident that could have cost a life

    Context: A boilermaker was requested to remove a fan and a steel plate (cover) welded beside the roof opening of a 50-foot high reservoir. The goal was to allow a crane to reach 5 other fans installed on the floating roof 40 feet below.

  • SPI1/10/2014

    Excavation and trench hazards

    Too often, we underestimate the work in trenches. Even when carrying out minor work, risks remain.