Adrian Miedema

Adrian Miedema

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Supervisor, Worker, Company Fined Total Of $55,000.00 In No-Injury Equipment-Drop Case

Even in no-injury accidents, fines under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act can be significant, as demonstrated by a recent case in which there was potential for serious injury....more

5/24/2013 - Canada Construction Site Equipment Failure Fines OHSA

No Automatic OHSA Liability After Equipment-Failure Accident: Charge Dismissed Where Use Of Equipment Not “Likely”

Employers are not required to anticipate all safety hazards, however unforeseeable. A recent case illustrates this point. In a tragic accident, a worker died when a brace (which formed part of a makeshift winch used to...more

1/17/2013 - Employer Liability Issues Equipment Failure OHSA Safety Precautions Wrongful Death

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