Excerpt from the Government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

Urbandale Construction Limited, a residential construction company from Ottawa, was fined $40,000 on September 24, 2009, for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) after a worker was injured. Laren Holdings Inc., carrying on business as Tony Olsen Enterprises, an Ottawa roofing contractor, was fined $50,000 in relation to the same incident.

Excerpt from the OHS Canada Magazine

Medical professionals and researchers need to pay greater attention to building information on nickel carbonyl and its health effects, a coroner’s jury looking into the death of an Ontario miner 11 years ago has recommended.

Brian Laughlin, 50, was exposed to nickel carbonyl in March 2002 while changing a flange on a storage and distribution system at Vale Inco’s nickel refinery in Sudbury, Ontario.