Alberta OHS Scorecard: Major Fines Reported in Alberta Since Dec. 2018
|Winfield Industrial Sales Ltd.||Worker installing guard rails on top of a bleaching tower becomes entangled with gear drive coupling and is pulled into the machine with fatal results||Failure to ensure use of a fall protection system by workers at a temporary work area at risk of falling less than 3 metres if there’s an unusual possibility of injury|
1.5 years Corporate Probation
|Amana Construction Services Ltd.||Rip-out bucket attached to excavator being used for open excavation water line replacement detaches from hydraulic coupler and hits worker causing fatal injuries||Failure to ensure equipment (JRB Smartloc Coupler) was operated in accordance with specifications certified by a professional engineer or manufacturer’s specifications|
Enhanced Regulatory Supervision
|Sulzer Chemtech Canada Inc.||Worker using supplied air to enter fractionation vessel, a confined space, undergoing a nitrogen purge goes into distress after entry and dies||Failure to ensure equipment was operated in accordance with specifications certified by a professional engineer or manufacturer’s specifications|
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