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December 11, 2019  

Worker struck by equipment in assembly plant, company fined $65,000

Company pleads guilty to failing to ensure the machinery was maintained in good condition.

News Manufacturing General
January 15, 2019  

Worker’s death in tank container results in $105,000 fine

Oakville company pleads guilty to having an inadequate written plan for work in confined spaces.

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May 24, 2016  

Ajax, Ont. meat plant fined $82,500 for workplace accidents

Separate incidents in 2014 and 2015 resulted in two workers losing parts of their hands.

News Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
June 9, 2015  

Lock out of Velan’s unionized workers ends in Montreal

New collective bargaining agreement lasts three years.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 14, 2015  

Ont. summer industrial safety blitz is on!

Ontario inspectors are focusing on new, young workers.

News Manufacturing General
April 16, 2015  

More than 3,600 safety orders from Ontario blitz

Focus was on machines not properly guarded, locked out or blocked.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
January 23, 2015  

GM Canada fined $160K for injured worker at Oshawa plant

Worker suffered multiple broken bones after being pinned by a fallen lift table in Dec. 2012.

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November 24, 2014  

Toyota Canada fined $65K after worker’s arm broken at Ontario plant

Worker got arm trapped between the moving line and the stationary power platform trying to prevent a shut down.

News Metals Operations
May 30, 2013  

Essar Steel Algoma fined $250,000 for three OHSA violations

Incidents involved burns from a molten steel and a fireball, a fall and a falling cart.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
May 1, 2013  

Five people hurt in Magna plant explosion

Incident took place on a manufacturing line at Dortec Industries, a division of Magna.