Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’ Caterpillar Tunneling Canada Corporation, a Toronto-based company that designs and builds tunnel boring machines (TBMs) used to dig underground circular tunnels, was fined $130,000 on December 22, 2011, for violating the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a […]
My point of view,
This is the second time I have used this particular article to discuss the difficult topic of ‘Confined Space Entry’. It has become my favourite course to teach and will continue to attempt to get the word out that training, above all, must be the major step when workers are around or in a ‘Confined Space’.
Please take your time and review. The article is almost 6 years old but it is just as important today as it was then.
Daniel L. Beal
Senior Trainer at HRS Group Inc.
Article from the OH&S Canada Magazine
By: Jason Contant
On the morning of September 5, 2008, a plumber was called to A-1 Mushroom Substratum Ltd. in Langley, British Columbia for the second time in as many days. There, he found an intake pipe at the bottom of a pump shed completely blocked and informed a supervisor at the mushroom composting facility that a company with expertise in sewer pump-out would be needed.