Tag Archives: Ontario Regulation 213/91 (Construction Projects)

Cuts, Burns, Broken Bones: Recent OHSA Fines

An industrial accident in Napanee has led to a $50,000 fine for Strathcona Paper GP Inc., a New Brunswick-based paper board maker. In March 2013, workers were making paper at Strathcona’s Napanee plant when paper that had been threaded onto drums came apart. A worker removed a guard from a piece of equipment, so he […]

Roofer, Enbridge Fined in Separate Worker Deaths

Crawford Roofing Corporation, a Toronto-based roofing company, has been fined $150,000 for violating the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). A worker died after he fell through an unprotected skylight in 2010. Justice of the Peace Patrick Marum levied the fine at the sentencing hearing, Nov. 14, at Ontario Court of Justice, 1530 Markham Road […]

Supervisor Jailed for OHSA Violation, Lying to Investigators

Roofing Medics Ltd., a roofing installation company based in Brampton, has been fined $50,000, and supervisor Paul Markewycz jailed for 15 days, for violating the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). A worker was killed in a fall, in August 2011. Markewycz and three employees were working a new roofing project in Toronto. One of […]

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