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Blog Post #1416 – Workplace Fatality Results in $20,000 Fine for Supervisor of a Toronto Company

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker employed by L.Z. Refrigeration Inc. was fatally injured at the workplace while operating an Elevating Work Platform (EWP). Yuqin Liu failed as a supervisor to ensure that a worker worked in a manner and with the protective devices, measures and procedures as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act. They also failed to provide the worker with oral and written instructions or training on the operation of an EWP which includes instructions with respect to the owner’s manual.

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