Posts Categorized As: Construction

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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Blog Post #1488 – Workplace Fatality Results in $115,000 Fine for Ottawa Company

Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by Bacic Forming Concrete Ltd., sustained fatal injuries during the demolition of foundation walls at a construction project for a new single-storey residential dwelling. The employer failed to take precautions to prevent injury to a person on or near a project that may result from the demolition of a building or structure, as prescribed.

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