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Wednesday June 26, 2013
Written by Alyssa Dalton
June 26, 2013 - Metro Paper Industries, an Ontario-based manufacturer of recycled paper products, has been fined $70,000 after a worker was severely injured by the blades of a machine.
Monday June 24, 2013
Written by Alyssa Dalton
June 24, 2013 - Pasta Quistini—a North York, Ont., business engaged in preparing and selling pastas, sauces and prepared foods to retailers, restaurants and industrial facilities—has been fined $120,000 after a worker became entangled in a machine and died. A supervisor was also fined $12,000.
Sunday June 16, 2013
Written by Anthony Capkun
June 16, 2013 - Par-Pak Ltd. of Brampton, Ont., a manufacturer of plastic food packaging products, was fined $90,000 after a worker was caught in moving machinery and injured.
Wednesday May 29, 2013
Written by Anthony Capkun
May 29, 2013 - Essar Steel Algoma Ltd.—a manufacturer of steel products—was fined $250,000 for violations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act after workers were injured.
Wednesday May 22, 2013
Written by Alyssa Dalton
May 22, 2013 - Honeywell has announced a definitive agreement to acquire RAE Systems, a privately held manufacturer of fixed and portable gas and radiation detections systems, and software for $340 million. The purchase price translates to approximately thirteen times RAE Systems’ estimated 2013 earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA), or approximately six times on a synergy adjusted run-rate basis integrating with Honeywell’s gas portfolio, it said.
Wednesday May 08, 2013
Written by Anthony Capkun
May 8, 2013 - St. Marys Cement Inc. has been fined $75,000 and a supervisor fined $3000 for violations of Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was injured.
Monday April 29, 2013
Written by Anthony Capkun
April 29, 2013 - Industrial Scientific, the global player in gas detection as a service, says operations went live earlier this year at its newly leased, 19,500-sf global distribution centre near Pittsburgh, Pa.
Monday April 29, 2013
Written by Anthony Capkun
April 29, 2013 - Manitoba says it now has a new strategic action plan to prevent workplace injury and illness, and to better ensure every worker makes it home safely at the end of the day.
Sunday April 28, 2013
Written by Rob Colman
On Friday, April 19th, Doug Bramley of the BC Safety Authority gave an overview of the considerations that any manufacturing facility should be aware of with respect to regulatory compliance and OH&S at Black & McDonald’s new Vancouver facility.
Wednesday April 24, 2013
Written by PEM Staff
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is reminding employees and employers that April 28 is the National Day of Mourning in Canada. This day is set aside to honour those workers across the country whose lives have been lost, or affected by workplace injuries, disabilities or disease.