Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

 A worker, employed by Orin Contractors Corp. of Concord, Ontario, a contractor providing municipal construction. was killed when the scoop bucket attachment on an excavator fell on the worker. A hydraulic coupler attached to the excavator was operated in a manner that was not in accordance with the bucket attachment procedure in the operating manual.

Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

On March 27, 2018, Vixman Construction Ltd., an Ontario corporation, was contracted to install corrugated steel sheeting to form a roof over several new walkways at Billy Bishop Airport from the gates onto the tarmac.  On March 27, two workers were working on a walkway. They were using self-retracting lifelines (SRLs) for fall protection, attached to full body harnesses.  All of the fall protection equipment was appropriate for the tasks involved and functioning properly.