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  • crista
    November 22, 2012 - 14:37

    we feel insulted and for this family and here we go still insulting $295 fine and this surpose to be health and safety,that's criminal negligence that is in the criminal code of canada and it is also a human life,these accidents are not surpose to go on in the work force and when you report it some thing is surposed to be done and some one held accountable for it ,is that what education is about, common sence ,yes accidents happen BUT in most cases they are not accidents it is neglect!!!!

    • Jennifer
      November 23, 2012 - 11:17

      Crista. Could you please re-write your thoughts so we could understand what you are attempting to say?

  • M.
    November 22, 2012 - 07:22

    I really like what they are doing in Ontario. Occupational Health and Safety Officers can can also issue tickets (much like a police officer)or initiate prosecution for non-compliance when they find people doing something unsafe. Tickets go on the person's record and there is often a fine involved. For instance, a supervisor who fails to ensure a worker wears fall protection equipment can expect to receive a ticket with a $295 fine. Maybe Newfoundland and Labrador could take a page out of their book. http://www.healthandsafetyontario.ca/Resources/Articles/WSN/So,-you-got-a-ticket.aspx