Design Center Fined $120,000 for Exposing Workers to Carbon Monoxide

Two workers using gas-powered concrete saws to cut flooring in a retail space for the installation of plumbing systems were exposed to elevated levels of carbon monoxide and had to be taken to the hospital. The employer was convicted of 2 OHS offences for failing to protect the workers from exposure and fined $120,000 [9819746 Canada Inc. operating as RENOCON, August 18, 2021].