Dismissal for safety-related carelessness

Can an employee who endangers other employees through carelessness be terminated?
By Colin Gibson
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Question

: We have an employee who has been prone to making careless mistakes lately, some which could potentially threaten the safety of his co-workers. We’ve warned him about being more careful but have not instituted any formal discipline. Can we terminate him if he makes another dangerous error?

Answer