Company Pleads Guilty to OHS Violation in Boy’s Death

A company was renovating an inn when a 12-year-old boy riding a bike nearby was struck and killed by a boom truck. The company was scheduled to stand trial on two violations of the OHS Act but opted to plead guilty to one charge. It’ll be sentenced on May 9. On March 8, the court is expected to announce its verdict on OHS charges facing a dump truck driver, who was charged with failing to ensure safety on the site [5823 NWT Ltd., Feb. 25, 2013].