Posts Tagged As: HRSGroup

Blog Post #1499 – Workplace Fatality Results in $200,000 Fine for Barrie-based Company

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A workplace fatality, occurred on June 14, 2021, when a large flywheel from a motor suddenly became disconnected from a hub and struck a worker. Western Mechanical Electrical Millwright Services Ltd. (the Company) failed as an employer to comply with section 45(a) of Regulation 851/90, the Regulation for Industrial Establishments.

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Blog Post #1497 – Edmonton Launches Safety Review

Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (Jan. 2017)

Nearly three months after the death of a sewer worker, the City of Edmonton announced a review of the safety culture of municipal workplaces on January 25, 2017. But a spokesperson says the review, which will examine the three distinct areas of people, processes, and technology, is not a response to the sewer tragedy, but a part of a general safety initiative that the city has already launched.

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Blog Post #1496 – Workplace Injury Leads to $60,000 Fine for Richards Landing-based Company

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by Bernt Gilbertson Enterprise Limited of Richards Landing, Ontario, was critically injured when a motor fell during maintenance work being performed on a portable cone crusher. Gilbertson Enterprises failed as an employer to take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker. The accident took place on May 15, 2021.

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