Resources

Mine Worker Injured By Equipment, Company Fined $70,000

Convicted: FNX Mining Company Inc. o/a KGHM International (FNX); head office 66 Wellington Street West, Toronto, Ontario.

Read More
IKEA Worker Injured by Trolleys, Company Fined $55,000 in Toronto

Convicted: IKEA Canada Ltd., a home furnishings retail store chain.

Read More
Director Faces Jail, Corporations Fined $900,000 for Failing to Comply With Orders to Pay

Convicted: Yuk Yee Ellen Pun (director of the corporate defendants) and 12 corporate defendants: Ellen's Health Food Ltd., Ellen's Investment Holding Ltd., Ellen Associates Ltd., Ellen's International Inc., 1871273 Ontario Inc., 1847604 Ontario Inc., 2351412 Ontario Inc., 1812238 Ontario Inc., 2274965 Ontario Inc., PSS Holdings Inc., P. Yin Management Services Inc., RDR Property Holding Inc.

Read More
Construction Site Fatality Results in $90,000 Fine for Construction Company

Convicted: Dominus Construction (2005) Corporation, 56 The Esplanade, Suite 308, Toronto, Ontario, a construction company.

Read More
Ontario's Government for the People Ends Strike at York University

Ontario has passed legislation to end the strike at York University and save the university's fall semester for tens of thousands of students. York University will now start to resume normal operations and students will soon be able to complete their winter courses.

Read More
Worker Killed in Fall, Restoration Company Fined $125,000

Convicted: Universal Structural Restoration Ltd. (USRL), a construction restoration company specializing in balcony reconstruction, waterproofing, garage slab rehabilitation and structural repairs, 435 Bowes Road, Concord, Ontario.

Read More
Worker's Death Results in $100,000 Fine for Campbellford Company

Convicted: Mintech Marketing Inc., 64 Tanner Industrial Park, Campbellford, Ontario, a company that collects and resells post-production plastic and other waste products.

Read More
Grader Operator, Construction Company Fined in Worker Injury in Hamilton

Convicted: CRH Canada Group/Groupe CRH Canada Inc. operating as Dufferin Construction Company, 435 Rue Jean-Neveu, Longueil, Quebec, and William James Price operating as Bill Price Grader Rentals, 75 Waterford Crescent, Stoney Creek, Ontario.

Read More
Electrical Shock to Worker Results in $80,000 Fine

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

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

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

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

Read More
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.

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

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

Read More
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. 

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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. 

Read More
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

Read More
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.

Read More