Posts Categorized As: Fall Protection

Blog Post #1521 – Workplace Injury Results in $90,000 Fine for Elmira Company

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by Elmira Pet Products Ltd., of Elmira, Ontario was critically injured from a fall, while cleaning a pet food manufacturing plant. Contrary to safety procedures, Elmira Pet Products Ltd. failed, as an employer, to ensure a worker was protected by means of a guardrail system or protective coverings as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

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Blog Post #1516 – Workplace Injury Results in $60,000 Fine for Stouffville Employer, B. Phillips Company Ltd.

Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker was critically injured falling from a height during the maintenance and repair of an oxygen furnace. Contrary to safety measures and procedures prescribed by regulations and the Occupational Health and Safety Act, B. Phillips Company (1987) Limited failed to prevent access to the hazardous area or provide a guardrail and/or fall protection devices for the protection of workers.

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Blog Post #1489 – Chatham Demolition and Excavating Company Fined $70,000 After Workplace Fatality

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by James Curran Expert Removal & Excavating Limited., died after falling from the upper level of a building that was being demolished. James Curran Expert Removal & Excavating Limited failed to ensure that the worker was adequately protected by a method of fall protection when exposed to a fall of more than three metres.

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Blog Post #1483 – Workplace Fatality Results in $110,000 Fine for Brantford Roofing Company

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

On July 30, 2021, five workers, employed by Jackson Roofing & Son Contracting Inc. of Brantford, Ontario, were on the rooftop of a portable classroom at an elementary school. None of the workers were wearing fall protection, nor were there guardrails or barriers around the roof perimeter of the portable.

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