Outer Ring Road OHS case set over

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A legal case involving Irving Oil, the City of St. John's and the Department of Transportation and Works was called at provincial court in St. John's this morning.

The case was set over to April 3. It stems from an investigation launched after the death of one worker and the injury of two others, after an accident while they were on the job on the Outer Ring Road in St. John's on July 5, 2011.

The investigation by Service Newfoundland and Labrador's occupational health and safety division led to charges being laid under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The provincial Department of Transportation and Works, City of St. John's, Irving Oil Commercial, Irving Oil Refining and Irving Oil Terminals are all facing charges, alleging they breached the act.

The case began in court July 30, 2013  and The Telegram continues to follow the story.



Organizations: Service Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Transportation and Works

Geographic location: St. John's, Outer Ring Road

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