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Monday September 16, 2013
Written by Staff
Recently released by ERI Safety Videos, Electrical Arc Flash Safety Awareness is now also available in French.
Thursday September 05, 2013
Written by Rehana Begg
September 4, 2013 - Toyota has issued a worldwide recall on 369,000 vehicles. According to the carmaker, the voluntary safety recall affects approximately 200,000 hybrid SUV models.
Friday August 30, 2013
Written by Staff
August 30, 2013 – Silani Sweet Cheese Ltd. of Bradford West Gwillimbury, a cheese manufacturer with facilities located near Schomberg, Ont., was fined $60,000 after a worker was injured and lost two fingers while operating a machine.
Monday August 26, 2013
Written by Canadian Press
Toyota Canada says it has agreed to settle consumer claims related to losses stemming from its recalls in 2009 and 2010.
Monday July 29, 2013
Written by Anthony Capkun
July 29, 2013 - Fortress Interlocks says its mGard range of safety interlocks has achieved approval from TUV SUD, boasting it is now the only trapped key manufacturer to carry third-party approval on its trapped key range of interlocks for use up to SIL3/PLe. Trapped key interlocking safeguards machinery or potentially dangerous areas by ensuring procedures are followed in the proper sequence. The mGard range’s fail-safe design has undergone Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and over 100 different safety tests, says Fortress. The mGard range is suitable for applications across a range of industries, such as manufacturing, food and drink processing, washdown or explosion-proof applications.
Saturday July 27, 2013
Written by Anthony Capkun
July 27, 2013 - Unitec Inc. and 629728 Ontario Ltd.—in a partnership carrying on business as Entropex Ltd., a Sarnia, Ont., plastics company—were fined $410,000 total for violations of Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was injured.
Tuesday July 23, 2013
Written by Anthony Capkun
July 23, 2013 - Thanks to CPSC (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission) for tipping us off to Subaru’s recall of certain portable gasoline generators, in which the fuel tank can leak, posing a fire or burn hazard.
Wednesday July 17, 2013
Written by Anthony Capkun
July 17, 2013 - Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., construction company 1531147 Ontario Ltd. (operating as Millennium Crane Rentals Ltd.), was fined $70,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health & Safety Act after inspectors visited a worksite in response to a worker fatality.
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.

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