Posts Categorized As: Transportation

Blog Post #1520 – Conviction Spurs Fine in Newfoundland

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Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (January 2017) The Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Transportation and Works was fined $90,000 on December 22, 2016 following its conviction for violating five sections of the province’s Occupational Health and Safety Act. According to court documents, the conviction stemmed from an incident that had resulted in the death … Continue Reading

Blog Post #1508 – Concord Transport Company Fined $140,000 After Workplace Fatality

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by Vitran Express Canada Inc., operating as National Fast Freight, of Concord, Ontario, a transport and logistics services company, was fatally injured when they were caught between a reversing truck and a trailer. Vitran Express Canada Inc. failed to ensure that a truck tractor provided had a functional back up alarm or back up lights, contrary to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

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