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Canadian Linen And Uniform to pay $95,000 under OHSA
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Canadian Linen and Uniform Service Co. pleaded guilty and was fined $95,000 on November 25, 2009, for a violation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) after a worker was injured.

On March 9, 2007, at Canadian Linen's Toronto location, an overhead conveyor carrying bags of soiled linen jammed. A worker climbed onto the metal net guarding under the conveyor and walked across it to reach the jammed area. The worker fell through the net to the concrete floor, over 3.7 metres below, and sustained broken wrists and head injuries.

Canadian Linen and Uniform Service Co. pleaded guilty to failing, as an employer, to take the reasonable precaution of having a safe procedure to clear jammed overhead conveyors.

The fine was imposed by Justice Brent Knazan. In addition to the fine, the court imposed a 25-per-cent victim fine surcharge, as required by the Provincial Offences Act. The surcharge is credited to a special provincial government fund to assist victims of crime.

Ministry of Labour, canada


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