Posts Categorized As: Construction

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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Blog Post #1503 – Pedestrian Fatality in Construction Work Zone Results in $125,000 Fine for Concord Employer

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a dump truck in a work zone near a TTC bus stop. D & A Road Services Inc. failed to ensure that measures and procedures under section 65 of Ontario regulation 213/91, which requires a fence to be constructed between the public walkway and the project were carried out in the workplace.

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