Canadian Road Safety News Digest

City and Transportation Department fined $60,000 each for role in engineer’s death

February 27, 2015   |   Categories: Canadian Road Safety News Digest, News

Last Updated on March 3, 2015

Daily Business Buzz (ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND)

…In December 2014, at the end of the trial, the city and the department were found guilty of seven counts each of violating Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations by failing to do all they could to ensure the safety of their employees.

They failed to provide proper information, training, instruction and supervision to employees; failed to ensure the necessary protective clothing and devices were used by employees; and failed to ensure safe work procedures were followed.

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