PPE Violations Cost Employer $1,040
During an investigation, an OHS Officer saw two workers on a roof without fall protection or approved headwear. Their employer pleaded guilty to failing to ensure that workers use a fall protection system at a temporary work area where a worker may fall three metres or more and wear approved industrial protective headwear. The court fined it $1,040 [All Canadian Homes Ltd., Govt. News Release, Nov. 22, 2013].