Posts Tagged As: CSSE

Blog Post #1517 – Workplace Injury Results in $50,000 Fine for University of Guelph

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker was injured while unloading a pallet of soil from a truck. Contrary to safety procedures, the University of Guelph failed, as an employer, to take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the health and safety of the worker, contrary to 25(2)(h) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

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Blog Post #1511 – Injury Prompts Penalty

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Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (January 2017)

A construction equipment seller in London, Ontario, was fined $115,000 on January 05, 2017, over a worker injury. A drive assembly weighing about 2,200 kilograms fell from its support stands at the Toromont Industries Ltd. maintenance shop for heavy equipment on August 21, 2015, trapping a Toromont worker’s hand between the fallen axle and the concrete floor.

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