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Blog Post #1490 – Waste Management Company Fined $50,000 After Worker Injury

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by Canadian Waste Management Inc. of Mississauga, Ontario, was injured after reaching into the hopper of a waste collection truck while its machinery was engaged. The company failed, as an employer, to ensure the truck was equipped with, and guarded by, a guard or other device to prevent access to its moving parts.

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