Posts Tagged As: EFCO accidents

Blog Post #265 – EFCO Canada Co. and Engineer Fined $135,000 Total after Workers Injured

Excerpt from the Government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

EFCO Canada Co., a supplier of steel form products and services, was fined $125,000 on November 26, 2010, for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act that caused workers to be injured. James McGerrigle, a professional engineer with the company, was fined $10,000 in relation to the same incident.

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Blog Post #32 – EFCO Canada Company – Fines for Health & Safety

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Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine

A Nova Scotia maker of steel forms, used in construction, was fined $45,000 on August 21, 2009, for a violation of the Occupational Health & Safety (OHSA) In March 2008. A constructor was building an intake line from the Welland Canal to the Thorold Cogeneration power site. To do this, they needed to install a cofferdam, a structure built below water level that serves as a dry workplace. EFCO designed and provided the parts for the cofferdam. On March 28, 2008, the constructor had installed the cofferdam and was removing the water inside it when the cofferdam failed. No workers were hurt.

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