Posts Categorized As: Ontario Health and Safety

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 #1523 – Workplace Injury Results in $50,000 Fine for Kitchener-based Company

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by Rapid Precision Machining & Gearing Ltd. of Kitchener, Ontario, was injured while operating a metal lathe. Rapid Gear failed as an employer to provide information, instruction and supervision to a worker at a workplace contrary to sections on the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).

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Blog Post #1521 – Workplace Injury Results in $90,000 Fine for Elmira Company

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by Elmira Pet Products Ltd., of Elmira, Ontario was critically injured from a fall, while cleaning a pet food manufacturing plant. Contrary to safety procedures, Elmira Pet Products Ltd. failed, as an employer, to ensure a worker was protected by means of a guardrail system or protective coverings as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

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Blog Post #1519 – Dundas Concrete Products Manufacturer Fined $225,000 After Workplace Fatality

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker was found fatally injured inside a steel concrete mixing tank. Coreslab Structures (Ont.) Inc. failed, as an employer, to ensure that where starting a Planetary Concrete Mixer may endanger the safety of a worker, the control switches were locked out, as prescribed in Ontario Regulation 851, and contrary to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

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