Posts Categorized As: Mining

Blog Post #1434 – Mine Contracting and Engineering Company Fined $110,000 after Workplace Injury near Matachewan


Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by Cementation Canada Inc., of Toronto Ontario, fell 4.09 metres from a raised platform and was injured. Cementation Canada Inc. failed, as an employer, to ensure that a fall arrest system was used at the workplace to protect workers exposed to a fall greater than three metres. Cementation Canada Inc. is an underground mine contracting and engineering company with offices in North Bay and Sudbury.

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Blog Post #1405 – City of Ottawa Lobbies for Enforcement


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

The Ottawa City Council has voted unanimously to petition the Ontario Labour Minister and Attorney General to push for criminal investigations and convictions regarding occupational health fatalities and serious workplace injuries, in accordance with 2004 amendments to the Canadian Criminal Code of Canada, known as the Westray Law.

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