Tragedy at the Quarry

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    Tragedy at the Quarry, introduces students to common hazards, injuries and fatalities in the gravel crushing industry and how to mitigate those risks, with a significant focus on the importance of equipment guarding and training.

    This course centres on the case study of a real-life fatality that serves as a tragic reminder of the severity of impact when something goes wrong in this kind of industry.

    You will see filmed interviews with the mother of a 15-year-old worker killed on an Alberta gravel crushing site as well as the owner of the company at which the fatality occurred.

    Tragedy at the Quarry is as a free training resource for students across Alberta.

    Developed by our new SME, Sara Rooseboom from Safety in Schools.

    Thank You to:
    The Government of Alberta – Occupational Health and Safety, The Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA),
    The Alberta Sand and Gravel Association (ASGA), The Alberta Roadbuilders Association & Heavy Construction Association (ARHCA)
    The Safety in Schools Foundation of Canada, Dynacor Media, BURNCO

    With a special thank you to all interview participants:
    Nicole Sutherland – Chris’s Mother
    Darryl Wiebe – Arjon Construction (Owner)

     

    Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

    • Who’s in the Industry
    • Regulatory Framework
    • Injuries and Fatalities
    • Understanding Vulnerability
    • Common Hazards
    • Assessing Hazards
    •  Controlling Hazards
    • The Safety Cycle
    • Roles and Responsibilities
    • The Importance of Guarding
    • Responsible Workplaces
    • Video Case Study
    • Hindsight 20/20
    • Key Lessons
    We do not provide refunds, however if you have not signed into the course we will provide a credit for another course.

    Any questions please contact us.