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Blog Post #1516 – Workplace Injury Results in $60,000 Fine for Stouffville Employer, B. Phillips Company Ltd.

Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker was critically injured falling from a height during the maintenance and repair of an oxygen furnace. Contrary to safety measures and procedures prescribed by regulations and the Occupational Health and Safety Act, B. Phillips Company (1987) Limited failed to prevent access to the hazardous area or provide a guardrail and/or fall protection devices for the protection of workers.

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