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Blog Post #1425 – Workplace Injury Results in $110,000 Fine for Concord Employer


Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

On June 24, 2020, a worker, employed by Indwisco Limited of Concord, Ontario, was attempting to do a quality check on a vertical wire drawing machine. The machine was located on an elevated platform accessible by a stairway with six steps. While climbing the stairs to perform the task, the worker lost their footing. When instinctively extending their arms to brace their fall, the worker’s gloved hand came in contact with the moving wire, injuring the worker.

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Blog Post #1300 – Penalty Issued for Explosion

Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (January 2016)

A British Columbia company was fined nearly $56,000 on December 21, 2015 after WorkSafeBC completed its inspection of an explosion that injured three workers and it would-pellet plant in Burns Lake on October 9, 2014.