A $200,000.00 fine was “manifestly unfit”, the Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled, in raising Metron Construction’s fine to $750,000 for criminal negligence after four workers died on Christmas Eve, 2009. The $200,000 fine...more
There may be many good reasons for employers to maintain their vehicles, but one reason not often considered is avoidance of occupational health and safety charges and fines....more
The CBC is reporting that the criminal negligence trial of Karl Lilgert, Navigation Officer of the ferry, Queen of the North, has commenced in Vancouver....more
An Ontario judge has decided that criminal charges against a Project Manager should go to trial.
The charges against Vadim Kazenelson, Project Manager for Metron Construction, arise from the tragic Christmas Eve 2009...more
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