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Blog Post #242 – Essar Steel Algoma Inc. Fined $325,000 in Total for Fatality and Failing to Maintain Safety Equipment

Excerpt from the Government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

Essar Steel Algoma Inc. was fined $300,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) that caused a worker’s death. The company was fined another $25,000 for a different OHSA violation after a worker was injured in a separate incident.

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Blog Post #8 – Essar Steel Algoma Inc. Fined in Fatality

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A $300,000 fine was levied against Essar Steel Algoma Inc., In mid-October, following the death of a worker two years ago. The penalty was ordered in the wake of a fatality at the company’s steel mill on October 30, 2008. A guilty plea was entered regarding the company’s failure to ensure that appropriate overhead guarding was in place to prevent falling material from harming a worker, notes the MOL in Toronto.

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