|$70,000||Superior General Partner Inc.||Mechanic servicing a propane pump truck that had been drained for maintenance lights an acetylene torch which ignites residual propane that has unknowingly seeped out of the truck and detonates an explosion that destroys truck and garage and seriously injures worker||Failure to conduct its undertaking so as to ensure, so far as reasonably practicable, the health and safety of workers at its workplace (in this case, the mechanic was a contractor’s employee)|
|$43,750||Advance Paper Box Ltd.||Worker suffers serious finger injuries after reaching into fully energized Cates Tray Forming Machine to clear a paper jam; employer didn’t notify WSH Branch of incident until the next day||*Failure to take all reasonably practicable measure to protect safety, health + welfare of worker while he was operating the machine
*Failure to immediately and by fastest means available, notify WSH Branch of serious incident involving its worker
|$37,550||Imperial Metal Industries Inc.||Master link of chain securing large steel frame to an overhead crane breaks causing frame to swing free and hit one of the workers trying to maneuver it. Victim survives but suffers serious injuries||*Failure to provide necessary equipment required to move the frame
*Failure to provide employee adequate training and supervision while he worked in close proximity to the overhead crane
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