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Blog Post #150 – Wrong Decision Made by the Forklift Driver

Excerpt from the OH&S Canada Magazine

A deadly accident at a residential housing project has landed Elderston Manor Estates Inc. a $180,000 penalty.

On August 3, 2006, a delivery truck driver for Mansteel Inc. was bringing a load of steel bearing plates and shims to the site in Vaughan, Ontario, north of Toronto. The 100 plates, each weighing about 17 pounds, were in a steel barrel on the flatbed truck, the MOL notes.

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