Wednesday, 08 May 2013 13:54
May 8, 2013 - Hydro Ottawa reports that today, May 8, an electrical incident occurred before noon at 265 Poulin Avenue in the western portion of its service territory. Two Hydro Ottawa employees were re-energizing an electrical vault after maintenance work had been completed when an electrical flash occurred.
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:48
May 1, 2013 - Ontario’s Ministry of Labour (MoL) reports Algoma Tubes Inc.—a manufacturer of steel pipe products based in Whitehorse, Yukon—has been fined $70,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health & Safety Act after two workers were injured.
Friday, 19 April 2013 15:34
April 19, 2013 - Network Site Services Inc.—a subcontracting company hired to erect street lighting—and its owner, Donald Medeiros of Cambridge, Ont., have been fined a total of $48,000 for violations of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 15:19
Wednesday, 27 February 2013 16:00
February 27, 2013 - Ontario’s Pembroke Regional Hospital Inc. was fined a total of $60,000 for violations of the Occupational Health & Safety Act after workers were not adequately protected against asbestos exposure.
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 09:29
February 6, 2013 - Thanks to IHSA (Infrastructure Health & Safety Association) for reminding you to get ready for this month’s Ministry of Labour’s (MoL) enforcement blitz on slips, trips and falls.
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 21:13
Ontario levies a 25% victim fine surcharge on top of the initial fine for violations of the Occupational Health & Safety Act. But where does the money go? What victims get assisted? Is any of it spent on prevention? Plagued by curiosity, EBMag’s editor gets it figured it out... and is left wanting.
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 16:00
November 21, 2012 - Stacey Electric Co. Ltd. (Toronto, Ont.) was fined $150,000 for violations of the Occupational Health & Safety Act after one worker was killed and another worker was injured.
Thursday, 11 October 2012 18:10
October 11, 2012 - Goldcorp Canada Ltd., the operator of Hoyle Pond (a Timmins, Ont.-based mine), was fined $350,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was killed.
Tuesday, 04 September 2012 08:42
September 4, 2012 - Linamar Holdings Inc., carrying on business as Transgear Manufacturing, a Guelph car part manufacturer, has been fined $150,000 after a worker was injured from a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).