Posts Tagged As: Material Handling accident

Blog Post #1485 – Workplace Injury Results in $120,000 Fine for Thunder Bay Pulp and Paper Company

Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by Resolute Forest Products Inc., Thunder Bay, Ontario, a pulp and paper company, was seriously injured while improperly using equipment to move a transformer without the appropriate steering handles and pads. Resolute Forest Products Inc. failed to ensure that the measures and procedures prescribed by section in the ‘Industrial regulation’ 851/90.

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Blog Post #1307 – Brantford Company Fined $50,000 for Injuries to Two Workers

Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

Two workers, employed by Lorik Tool & Automation Inc., of Brantford, Ontario were injured when a heavy electrical panel fell over while it was being moved. The employer failed to ensure that there was a procedure in place to prevent material from injuring workers by tipping or falling.

Blog Post #1153 – Child Fatality in Factory Results in $150,000 Fine

Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’ A child was killed at the J.M. Lahman Manufacturing Inc. factory when bundles of steel tubing fell. A worker/supervisor for the company was attending at the facility, accompanied by two children. One of the children was moving freely through the aisles of the facility unaccompanied. The worker used … Continue Reading