Posts Tagged As: confined space accident

Blog Post #287 – Confined Space and its Hazards – Death by Design

Article from the OH&S Canada Magazine

By: Jason Contant

On the morning of September 5, 2008, a plumber was called to A-1 Mushroom Substratum Ltd. in Langley, British Columbia for the second time in as many days. There, he found an intake pipe at the bottom of a pump shed completely blocked and informed a supervisor at the mushroom composting facility that a company with expertise in sewer pump-out would be needed.

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Blog Post #151 – Confined Space Death at Sure Fresh Foods Inc.

Excerpt from the OH&S Canada Magazine

In early January, Sure Fresh Foods Inc. entered a single guilty plea for its failure to provide information, instruction and supervision to a worker regarding confined space entry procedures.

A $150,000 fine has been levied against a chicken-processing company in Barrie, Ontario following the death of a worker in April, 2006.

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