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Court Throws Out MOL Evidence Due To Late Disclosure, Notice In OHSA Prosecution
An Ontario judge has thrown out laser scan evidence due to the Ontario Ministry of Labour's late disclosure and late notice to defence counsel that the MOL intended to present that evidence in court.
Canada
12 Jul 2016
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Ontario MOL Consulting On New Mandatory Construction Hazard Awareness Training
The Ontario Ministry of Labour is proposing to require all construction employers to ensure that their workers complete a new "construction hazard awareness training" program.
Canada
31 May 2016
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Contractor Loses Lawsuit Against City For Alleged Breaches Of OHSA's Asbestos-Disclosure Rules
A construction contractor has lost its bid for damages from a city, relying on a little-used section of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act that permits contractors to sue a building owner...
Canada
15 Apr 2016
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MOL Engineer Not Qualified To Give Expert Evidence: He Was Too Involved In The Investigation, Too Closely Identified With Prosecution At Trial
An Ontario judge has refused to permit a professional engineer employed with the Ontario Ministry of Labour to testify as an expert in a health and safety prosecution.
Canada
23 Jul 2015
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Project Manager For Metron Construction Convicted Of Criminal Negligence In Christmas Eve Fatalities. Three Individuals And Two Companies Now Convicted
As we previously reported, the total of safety fines imposed for the December 24, 2009 swing stage collapse fatalities is $1,240,000.
Canada
29 Jun 2015
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Worker Awarded WSIB Benefits After Health And Safety Officer "Grabbed Him And Threw Him To The Ground"
The worker testified that on the day in question, as he entered a construction site office he was asked by the health and safety officer why he had stopped trades people from throwing garbage from the third floor.
Canada
26 May 2015
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Company That "Met Or Exceeded Many Industry Standards In Its Operations" Still Found Guilty Of OHSA Charges
Exceeding industry standards does not, on its own, protect employers from health and safety convictions or fines, a recent court decision shows.
Canada
16 Apr 2015
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"Flagrant Disregard" Of OHSA, Failure To Report, Gets Construction Company Convicted On 5 OHSA Charges
A construction company that tried to blame a worker’s fall on his untied boots, has been found guilty of all 5 charges against it under Saskatchewan’s The Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Canada
20 Mar 2015
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Real Estate Project Management Firm Fined $100,000 In Workplace Fatality
The death of one of its subcontractor’s employees has resulted in a $100,000 fine to a real estate project management firm.
Canada
20 Feb 2014
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