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Blog Post #1527 – Mining Company Fined $50,000 After Workplace Injury

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by Impala Canada Ltd., of Toronto Ontario, a mining company that operates the Lac Des Iles Mine, an open-pit and underground palladium mine, suffered critical injuries after falling from a scissor lift work platform while installing a silencer on a fan in the Lac Des Iles Mine’s ventilation system. At the time, the guardrails on the scissor lift platform had been removed. Impala Canada Ltd. failed to ensure measures and procedures prescribed by the Mines and Mining Plants Regulation were carried out in the workplace.

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Blog Post #1526 – Taming Toxic Fumes

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Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (January 2017)

“HRS Group inc. has hired a retired millwright, Jody Patterson, to be one of our trainers. He was also a health and safety representative for many years and is totally familiar with the requirements for safety programs and processes.

It is because of him I have decided to use this next report that deals with welding fumes and other airborne hazards that may occur around the welding process.”

Dan Beal

CHSEP – Advanced

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Blog Post #1525 – Toronto Countertop Installation Company Fined $100,000 After Workplace Fatality

Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by GTA Granite and Marble Countertops Inc. of Toronto, Ontario, was fatally injured when they were struck by a slab of granite that tipped over while it was being removed from a storage rack. GTA Granite and Marble Countertops Inc. failed to ensure the stone slab was removed from the rack in a manner that would not endanger the safety of any worker.

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Blog Post #1524 – Workplace Fatality Results in $75,000 Fine for Newmarket Construction Company

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker was fatally injured during the erection of retaining walls at a construction site for a four-storey apartment building. Contrary to safety procedures, 2671475 Ontario Inc. failed, as an employer, to ensure a worker was protected by means of a signaller as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

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