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Worker Caught in Winding Spool: Company Fined

Parker Canada Holding Co., a Nova Scotia company carrying on business as Parker Hannifin Canada, which manufactures tubing and hosing, has been fined $80,000 after a worker was injured. In November 2012, at the company’s Fergus plant, a worker was using an extruder, which takes tubing up on a “bulk winder” spool. The tubing was […]

Nurse Injured; Hospital Fined $50k

St. Joseph’s Health Care London has been fined $50,000 after a nurse was injured while providing medication to a patient in a hospital room. On May 5, 2013, the nurse was administering medication to a patient. As she left the bedside, the nurse lost balance and fell; a foot had become entangled in a cable […]

Occupational Health & Safety

$155k Fine After Worker Crushed to Death

A Woodstock company has been fined $155,000 for an accident that killed at worker last January. The worker was killed when a hook holding open a metal lid broke at a Tillsonburg plant run by Johnson Controls Automotive Canada LP, a manufacturer of foam seats for the automotive industry. On January 29, 2013, the worker […]

Occupational Health & Safety

OHSA Fines – April

  Occupational Health and Safety charges are prosecuted under the Provincial Offences Act. Here are some recent matters adjudicated under the legislation. Wasteco, Worker Fined Total of $176,000 After Worker Killed A Hamilton Justice of the Peace has fined a waste management company and its employee, in the death of a worker who was crushed […]

Mill Fined $275,000 for Deadly Explosion

At Thunder Bay provincial court on April 4, Terrace Bay Pulp Inc. pleaded guilty  to charges related to a deadly industrial accident in 2011. Justice Joyce Pelletier fined the company $275,000. Terrace Bay Pulp Inc. had been charged after an explosion that killed a worker at its mill in northern Ontario in 2011. The company […]

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