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Blog Post #1398 – Workplace Fatality Results in $50,000 Fine for Toronto Company

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

Goldentrust Development Inc. was the constructor for the workplace. A self-employed owner of a sub-contractor was fatally injured at the workplace when they fell approximately six meters to the bottom of an unguarded elevator shaft. Goldentrust Development Inc. failed to ensure that the opening to the elevator shaft was protected by a guardrail to prevent a worker from falling into the shaft. This is an offence under section 26.3(1) of Regulation 213/91 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

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