Posts Tagged As: Confined Space Entry

Blog Post #894 – Cleaning Crew Affected by Carbon Monoxide, Employer Fined $75,000

Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

Ground Maintenance Cleaning Contractors Inc. (GMCC Inc.), a property maintenance business, pleaded guilty and was fined $75,000 for failing to protect the health and safety of a crew of workers from exposure to carbon monoxide gas in a parking garage. One of the workers collapsed on site and later died.

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Blog Post #694 – Calgary Worker Rescued after a Fall

Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine

A construction worker was rescued by firefighters after falling about 5 m down the concrete shaft in Calgary, Alberta. On February 20, 2013 the worker was strapped to a stretcher by confined space rescue specialist from the Calgary Fire Department and hoisted up a ladder before being transferred to emergency services personnel.

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