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A wire, cable, communications and security product company was fined $50,000 as a result of a worker injury. The worker was operating a forklift when a pallet entered the operator compartment and injured the worker’s leg.

The company pleaded guilty for not ensuring materials were moved in a manner that would not put worker safety in jeopardy.

To learn more about the violation, read more here.

Roofing Company Fined for Failing to Protect Workers

A roofing company was fined $15,000 for not protecting workers and a violation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

The workers had no fall protection equipment and no guard rails were present around the roof the house on which they were re-shingling.

The company pleaded guilty for exposing workers without fall protection to a height greater than three metres.

Click here to read more about the violation.

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