Posts Tagged As: MOL

Blog Post #1527 – Mining Company Fined $50,000 After Workplace Injury

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by Impala Canada Ltd., of Toronto Ontario, a mining company that operates the Lac Des Iles Mine, an open-pit and underground palladium mine, suffered critical injuries after falling from a scissor lift work platform while installing a silencer on a fan in the Lac Des Iles Mine’s ventilation system. At the time, the guardrails on the scissor lift platform had been removed. Impala Canada Ltd. failed to ensure measures and procedures prescribed by the Mines and Mining Plants Regulation were carried out in the workplace.

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Blog Post #1525 – Toronto Countertop Installation Company Fined $100,000 After Workplace Fatality

Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by GTA Granite and Marble Countertops Inc. of Toronto, Ontario, was fatally injured when they were struck by a slab of granite that tipped over while it was being removed from a storage rack. GTA Granite and Marble Countertops Inc. failed to ensure the stone slab was removed from the rack in a manner that would not endanger the safety of any worker.

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Blog Post #1524 – Workplace Fatality Results in $75,000 Fine for Newmarket Construction Company

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker was fatally injured during the erection of retaining walls at a construction site for a four-storey apartment building. Contrary to safety procedures, 2671475 Ontario Inc. failed, as an employer, to ensure a worker was protected by means of a signaller as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

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Blog Post #1523 – Workplace Injury Results in $50,000 Fine for Kitchener-based Company

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Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker, employed by Rapid Precision Machining & Gearing Ltd. of Kitchener, Ontario, was injured while operating a metal lathe. Rapid Gear failed as an employer to provide information, instruction and supervision to a worker at a workplace contrary to sections on the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).

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