A worker employed by Clean Water Works Inc., an Ottawa-based company that provides environmental remediation services such as hazardous waste disposal, tank cleaning, contaminated soils and lagoon cleanings as well as plumbing and sewer rehabilitation services to the residential, commercial, industrial and institutional sectors, received a permanent critical injury after being caught in a moving conveyor.
A worker was observed by a Ministry of Labour inspector working on a pitched roof without wearing fall protection as required by law. Fall protection contraventions are considered to be one of the ‘killer contraventions’ within the Province of Ontario and are treated extremely seriously by the Ministry of Labour.
Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine Employers who have front-line workers contract COVID-19 due to their work Will not have the costs of those workplace injury insurance claims impact their industry rate for individual experience rating, the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) of Nova Scotia announced […]
Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’
An employee of Recochem Inc. suffered a critical and permanent injury while reaching inside a bottle-making machine. Recochem Inc. is a company that produces, packages and distributes chemical products such as windshield washer fluid, automotive antifreeze, diesel exhaust fluid and a variety of household solvents and cleaners.