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Electrical Shock to Worker Results in $80,000 Fine

Convicted: CBRE Limited, 145 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario.

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Seniors Care Business Fined, Ordered By Court to Pay Wages

Convicted: 2444674 Ontario Inc., also known as Home Instead Senior Care, a Toronto business offering senior care services in Toronto. The defendant company was operated by its sole director, Lindsay Reid.

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Worker Dragged by Vehicle, Company Fined $65,000

Convicted: Orica Canada Inc., 199 Bay Street, Commerce Court West, Suite 5300, Toronto, Ontario, a provider of services to the mining industry.

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Flash Fire Injures Worker, Orangeville Company Fined $60,000

Convicted: Roto-Mill Inc., 560 Riddell Road, Orangeville, Ontario, a company specializing in asphalt road reclamation and recycling, asphalt milling, concrete scarifying and rumble strip alert warnings systems.

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Worker Injury Results in $60,000 Fine for Bolton Manufacturer

Convicted: Multivans Inc., 13289 Colleraine Drive, Bolton, Ontario, a company that manufactures truck bodies.

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Death of Worker in Fall Results in $100,000 Fine for Windsor Roofing Company

Convicted: Rauth Roofing Limited, a company that installs, replaces and maintains primarily flat roofs on commercial and industrial buildings in Windsor and Essex County.

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Worker Dies in Wall Collapse, Company Fined $115,000

Convicted: SMID Construction Ltd., a general construction contractor, 460 Finley Avenue, Ajax, Ontario.

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Windsor Contracting Company Fined $75,000 After Worker Critically Injured

Convicted: CMF Group Inc., 685 Sprucewood Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, a company that provides millwrighting, rigging and general contractor services.

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Meat Processing Company, Cleaning Service Both Fined in Worker Injury in Toronto

Convicted: Belmont Meat Products Ltd., a meat processor, 230 Signet Drive, Toronto, Ontario; and Betts Cleaning Specialists Ltd., a company providing sanitation services, 5484 Tomken Road, Suite 10, Mississauga, Ontario.

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WHSS Featured in Fine LifeStyles Magazine

Find out more about our boutique consulting firm, our beginnings, and what we do best, in the most recent edition of the Fine Lifestyles Kingston magazine. 

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Vadim Kazenelson found guilty in deadly Toronto scaffolding collapse

A project manager who oversaw a construction crew involved in a fatal scaffolding collapse in 2009 was convicted Friday in the deaths of four workers under his charge.

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Caregiver Leaves to Help Families Now in Effect

The Employment Standards Act has been amended and introduced the new unpaid leaves which employers must provide to their employees.  These amendments apply to all provincially registered workplaces.

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Expanded Definition of Worker under the Occupational Health and Safety Act

The Ontario government has passed the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act which now extends the rights of workers to Co-op students and unpaid learners.  This amendment expands the legal requirement for host employers to protect co-op students and unpaid learners during placements. 

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WHMIS Changes - Free Implementation Webinar

Changes are coming to Canada's national chemical classification and hazard communication standard for workplace chemicals. This recorded webinar will give participants a better understanding of Health Canada's proposed approach to implement the GHS in Canada. 

Length: 41 minutes

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New Working at Heights Regulations - April 1, 2015

The Ministry of Labour has been running a number of advertising campaigns to ensure that those employers and workers working in the CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY on CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS are aware of the new Working at Heights Training Requirements.  This new training must be taken from approved Training Providers and must be completed by APRIL 1, 2017.

If you are a provider of CONSTRUCTION SERVICES on a CONSTRUCTION PROJECT this legislative change applies to you.  Your employees current fall arrest training will need to be updated by APRIL 1, 2017.

For clarification on whether this change applies to you please contact us for assistance or Click Here to visit the Ministry of Labour website.

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