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by , on September 9, 2013
Court Bulletin July 23, 2013 3:00 p.m. Ministry of Labour SUDBURY, ON – Evans Lumber and Builders Supply Limited, a Sudbury wood and lumber store, was fined $85,000 for two violations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was fatally injured. On September 30, 2009, a worker arrived in a delivery truck...
by , on September 6, 2013
Around 1 p.m. Friday, August 16 emergency workers responded to  an “industrial accident” at the Taylor Steel in Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada. A male worker was performing maintenance work on a crane when he suffered an apparent “work-related electrocution”. The emergency team on the scene attempted to rescue the worker at a high-angle. The man...
by , on September 5, 2013
A painter received significant but non-life threatening burns when the elevated work platform he was operating became entangled in electrical wires next to the building where he was working. The power lines affected carry 12,500 volts of electricity, according to Newfoundland Power officials. Power to nearby businesses was shut down for several hours due to...
by , on September 4, 2013
A Wisconsin frozen food producer plans to contest all 27 safety violations leveraged against its two production plants. Among the violations, the company was cited for insufficient structural safety features, including missing cover plates for electrical switches. Read the full article
by , on August 30, 2013
September 2013 Fall is a great time to get things on the schedule that you didn’t get to over the summer. Maybe a refresher course or a new training video? Our 7 Electrical Safety Habits and NFPA 70E Training videos are now available for 2012 NFPA 70E. Check out our upcoming classes and sign up...
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