Machine Safety
August 19, 2019 – THS Industries Ltd., a company that manufactures steel nails, has been fined $50,000 by the Ontario Ministry of Labour after pleading guilty to an offence involving a critical injury to a worker at its production facility in Kitchener, Ontario.
August 13, 2019 – The impact of cannabis legalization on Canadian organizations is the subject of a report released today by The Conference Board of Canada, ahead of the one-year mark since cannabis legalization in Canada on October 17.
August 6, 2019 – Beginning on January 1, 2020, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) will introduce a new way of setting premium rates for almost 300,000 businesses across Ontario.
July 22, 2019 – Eaton has issued a second notice recall for heavy duty 30A and 60A safety switches.
July 19, 2019 – Access Limited, a Japanese engineering company that develops, designs and manufactures automation equipment, has been fined $130,000 by the Ontario Ministry of Labour after pleading guilty to an offence involving the death of a worker at an Ontario plant.
June 28, 2019 – Toyota Motor Manufacturing's factory in Buffalo, West Virginia recently received 20 GuardianCoil press guard systems from Cascade Safety and Security, a supplier of coiled wire fabric systems for new and retrofit industrial machinery.
June 25, 2019 – An Ontario manufacturer of coated metal products has been fined by the province's Ministry of Labour after a worker was injured while cleaning machinery that wasn't properly guarded.
June 24, 2019 – An Ontario manufacturer of aerosol products has been fined by the province's Ministry of Labour after a worker was struck by a moving lift truck at its Vaughan plant. 
May 31, 2019 – An Ontario manufacturer of concrete products including paving stones and patio slabs was fined $55,000 in Ontario provincial court after pleading guilty a charge involving a critical worker injury.
May 27, 2019 – Ontario's manufacturing workplaces are 1.6 per cent less safe over last year, according to the 2019 results of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)'s Health and Safety Index.
May 9, 2019 – A manufacturer of chemical products has been fined $100,000 by the Ontario Ministry of Labour after a worker was critically and permanently injured at its plant.
April 24, 2019 – "Pressure has been building on workplaces to provide physically as well as psychologically healthy and safe workplaces," says Krista Schmid, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services consultant. "Many employers are talking about it and wondering what to do."
March 27, 2019 – Ontario's Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) will focus on the individual – the ‘safety superhero’ who advocates for health and safety in their workplace – at its annual Partners in Prevention conference. 
March 22, 2019 – CS Wind Canada Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of wind towers that is currently in a state of shutdown, has been fined $60,000 by the Ontario Ministry of Labour after a worker suffered permanent injury at its facility in Windsor, Ontario. 
March 20, 2019 – WorkSafeBC has unveiled new health and safety resources for British Columbia's craft beer manufacturers.
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