WESTRAY: 20 Years Later – The Impact of This Tragedy on Worker Safety


A look back at the Westray mining disaster 20 years later and its impact on Canadian workplace safety.

Workplace safety isn’t usually a high profile topic. It’s typically just of interest to safety professionals, unions, workers’ advocates and workers themselves, especially those in very hazardous industries. But when an incident like the one at Westray happens, suddenly it seems like everyone is talking about workplace safety. Does all this talk actually lead to any improvements or is it just that—talk?

Download the Westray: 20 Years Later special report below or visit the “Remembering Westray” page here.