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Blog Post #1509 – Construction Supervisor Fined $70,000 After Workplace Fatality

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker died from injuries sustained in an explosion at a workplace. The construction supervisor of Infrastructure Coatings (Ontario) Corporation failed, as a supervisor, to ensure that a fire extinguisher was provided at a project where open-flame operations were carried out, as prescribed by Ontario Regulation 213/91 and contrary to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

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Blog Post #1497 – Edmonton Launches Safety Review

Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (Jan. 2017)

Nearly three months after the death of a sewer worker, the City of Edmonton announced a review of the safety culture of municipal workplaces on January 25, 2017. But a spokesperson says the review, which will examine the three distinct areas of people, processes, and technology, is not a response to the sewer tragedy, but a part of a general safety initiative that the city has already launched.

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