May 14, 2018 Uncategorised

new fines OHSA

The Ontario Court of Justice has recently set new fines for many sectors, check out the new fines for the construction sector as well. The Ministry Of Labour inspectors are given the authority to issue tickets for violations against the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). These tickets are usually a low dollar value fines meant to provide a a stronger message against companies that fail to comply with safety laws. Usually, a Ministry of Labour (MOL) ticket will also require the employer to follow up with an inspector to make sure that they have since complied all OHSA regulations. Failure to comply or follow up with the MOL inspector can result in further monetary charges.

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Below you will find the latest fines set by the Ontario Court of Justice for the industrial sector:

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Schedule 67.3
Occupational Health and Safety Act
(as it relates to Regulation 851 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990)

 
Item Offense Section Set Fine Previous Set Fine
1 Employer failing to ensure a safe work surface for worker under section 11 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (c) $550 New
2 Supervisor failing to ensure worker is working on a safe work surface under section 11 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
3 Worker failing to work on safe work surface under section 11 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
4 Employer failing to ensure there is a guardrail as required under subsection 13 (1) of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $550 New
5 Supervisor failing to ensure worker works with guardrail under subsection 13 (1) of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
6 Worker failing to work with guardrail under subsection 13 (1) of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
7 Employer failing to ensure opening is covered as required under section 15 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $550 New
8 Supervisor failing to ensure worker works with covered opening under section 15 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
9 Worker failing to work with covered opening under section 15 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
10 Employer failing to ensure machine has guarding as required under section 24 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $650 New
11 Supervisor failing to ensure that worker uses machine with an exposed moving part that is equipped or guarded by a guard or other device under section 24 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $550 New
12 Worker failing to ensure exposed moving part of machine is equipped or guarded under section 24 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $350 New
13 Employer failing to ensure machine has guarding as required under section 25 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $650 New
14 Supervisor failing to ensure worker uses a machine with guarding under section 25 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $550 New
15 Worker failing to use machine with guarding under section 25 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $350 New
16 Employer failing to ensure machine has guarding as required under section 26 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $650 New
17 Supervisor failing to ensure worker uses a machine with guarding under section 26 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $550 New
18 Worker failing to use machine with guarding under section 26 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
19 Employer failing to ensure machine has effective operating control as required under section 28 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $650 New
20 Supervisor failing to ensure worker works with effective operating control that acts as a guard under clause 28 (c) of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $550 New
21 Worker failing to work with effective operating control that acts as a guard under clause 28 (c) of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $350 New
22 Employer failing to provide safe grinding wheel under section 29 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $550 New
23 Employer failing to ensure that grinding wheel is used safely as required under section 29 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (d) $550 New
24 Supervisor failing to ensure worker uses grinding wheel safely as required under section 29 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
25 Worker failing to use grinding wheel safely as required under section 29 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
26 Employer failing to provide safe hand-held nailing gun or similar tool under clause 38 (a) of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $550 New
27 Employer failing to ensure that hand-held nailing gun or similar tool is used safely as required under clause 38 (b) of Reg. 851 25 (1) (d) $550 New
28 Supervisor failing to ensure a worker uses a hand-held nailing gun or similar tool safely under clause 38 (b) of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
29 Worker failing to use a hand-held nailing gun or similar tool safely under clause 38 (b) of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
30 Employer failing to provide safe chain saw under section 39 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $550 New
31 Employer failing to ensure that chain saw provided is used safely under section 39 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (d) $550 New
32 Supervisor failing to ensure worker uses a chain saw safely under section 39 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
33 Worker failing to use chain saw safely under section 39 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
34 Supervisor failing to ensure no work is done on or near live exposed parts of electrical installations, equipment or conductors without the power supply being disconnected, locked out and tagged under subsection 42 (1) of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $550 New
35 Worker working on or near live exposed parts of electrical installations, equipment or conductors without the power supply being disconnected, locked out and tagged under subsection 42 (1) of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $350 New
36 Supervisor failing to ensure worker uses protective equipment and procedures while doing electrical work under subsection 42.1 (2) of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
37 Employer failing to provide portable electrical tool protected by a ground fault circuit interrupter under section 44.1 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $550 New
38 Employer failing to ensure portable electrical tool protected by a ground fault circuit interrupter when required under section 44.1 of Reg. 851 is used 25 (1) (d) $550 New
39 Supervisor failing to ensure worker is using a portable electrical tool protected by a ground fault circuit interrupter under section 44.1 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
40 Worker failing to use a portable electrical tool protected by a ground fault circuit interrupter under section 44.1 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
41 Employer failing to provide safe compressed gas cylinder under section 49 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $550 New
42 Employer failing to ensure that compressed gas cylinder used safely under section 49 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (d) $550 New
43 Supervisor failing to ensure a worker uses gas cylinder safely under section 49 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
44 Worker failing to use compressed gas cylinder safely under section 49 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
45 Employer failing to ensure that lifting device is operated safely under clause 51 (2) (b) of Reg. 851 25 (1) (c) $550 New
46 Supervisor failing to ensure operator of a lifting device works safely under clause 51 (2) (b) of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
47 Operator of lifting device failing to work safely under clause 51 (2) (b) of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
48 Employer failing to ensure that crane, lift truck or similar equipment has safe platform under clause 52 (a) of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $550 New
49 Employer failing to ensure that crane, lift truck or similar equipment used safely under section 52 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (d) $550 New
50 Supervisor failing to ensure worker uses crane, lift truck or similar equipment safely under section 52 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
51 Worker failing to use equipment for lifting a worker safely under section 52 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
52 Supervisor failing to ensure worker leaves unattended vehicle immobilized and secured under section 57 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
53 Worker failing to immobilize and secure unattended vehicle under section 57 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
54 Supervisor failing to ensure worker leaves powered equipment unattended in safe manner under section 58 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
55 Worker failing to leave powered equipment unattended in safe manner under section 58 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
56 Supervisor failing to ensure that worker does not bring equipment closer than specified distance to live power line under section 60 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $550 New
57 Worker bringing equipment closer than specified distance to live power line under section 60 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $350 New
58 Employer failing to ensure that compressed air or other gas blowing device used safely under section 66 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (d) $550 New
59 Supervisor failing to ensure that worker uses compressed air or other gas blowing device safely under section 66 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
60 Worker failing to use compressed air or other gas blowing device safely under section 66 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
61 Employer failing to provide safe portable ladder under section 73 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $550 New
62 Employer failing to ensure that a portable ladder provided under section 73 of Reg. 851 is used safely 25 (1) (d) $550 New
63 Supervisor failing to ensure worker uses a portable ladder safely under section 73 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
64 Worker failing to use portable ladder safely under section 73 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
65 Supervisor failing to ensure worker blocks temporarily elevated machinery, equipment or material under section 74 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
66 Worker failing to block temporarily elevated machinery, equipment or material under section 74 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
67 Supervisor failing to ensure worker does not work on a machine, transmission machinery, device or thing that is not stopped and blocked under section 75 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
68 Worker working on a machine, transmission machinery, device or thing that is not stopped and blocked under section 75 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $350 New
69 Supervisor failing to ensure worker takes measures under section 76 of Reg. 851 to prevent machine, transmission machinery, device or thing from starting where starting may endanger safety of worker 27 (1) (a) $450 New
70 Worker failing to take measures under section 76 of Reg. 851 to prevent machine, transmission machinery, device or thing from starting where starting may endanger safety of worker 28 (1) (a) $350 New
71 Employer failing to ensure appropriate head protection provided under section 80 of Reg. 851 is worn 25 (1) (d) $550 New
72 Supervisor failing to ensure worker wears appropriate head protection under section 80 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
73 Employer failing to ensure appropriate eye protection provided under section 81 of Reg. 851 is worn 25 (1) (d) $550 New
74 Supervisor failing to ensure worker wears appropriate eye protection under section 81 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
75 Employer failing to ensure appropriate foot protection provided under section 82 of Reg. 851 is worn 25 (1) (d) $550 New
76 Supervisor failing to ensure worker wears appropriate foot protection under section 82 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
77 Employer failing to ensure worker’s hair suitably confined under subsection 83 (1) of Reg. 851 25 (1) (c) $550 New
78 Supervisor failing to ensure worker’s hair suitably confined under subsection 83 (1) of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
79 Worker working without hair suitably confined under subsection 83 (1) of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
80 Employer failing to ensure worker does not wear loose or dangling jewellery or clothing near source of entanglement under subsection 83 (2) of Reg. 851 25 (1) (c) $550 New
81 Supervisor failing to ensure worker does not work with loose or dangling jewellery or clothing near source of entanglement under subsection 83 (2) of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
82 Worker working with loose or dangling jewellery or clothing near source of entanglement under subsection 83 (2) of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
83 Employer failing to ensure proper skin protection provided under section 84 of Reg. 851 is used 25 (1) (d) $550 New
84 Supervisor failing to ensure worker works with proper skin protection under section 84 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
85 Worker failing to work with proper skin protection under section 84 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
86 Employer failing to ensure appropriate fall protection equipment required under section 85 of Reg. 851 is worn 25 (1) (d) $650 New
87 Supervisor failing to ensure worker wears fall protection equipment under section 85 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $550 New
88 Employer failing to ensure protective clothing provided is worn to protect from hazards caused by molten metal under section 93 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (d) $550 New
89 Supervisor failing to ensure worker wears protective clothing provided to protect from hazards caused by molten metal under section 93 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
90 Worker failing to wear protective clothing provided to protect from hazards caused by molten metal under section 93 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
91 Employer failing to ensure a tree is felled, limbed, bucked or topped safely under section 109 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (c) $650 New
92 Supervisor failing to ensure logger fells, limbs, bucks or tops a tree safely under section 109 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $550 New
93 Logger failing to fell, limb, buck or top a tree safely under section 109 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $350 New
94 Employer failing to ensure a hang up is dealt with safely under section 110 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (c) $550 New
95 Supervisor failing to ensure worker deals with a hang up safely under section 110 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
96 Worker failing to deal with a hang up safely under section 110 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
97 Employer failing to ensure a spring pole is cut safely under section 111 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (c) $550 New
98 Supervisor failing to ensure worker cuts a spring pole safely under section 111 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
99 Worker failing to cut spring pole safely under section 111 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
100 Employer failing to ensure skidding is done safely under section 112 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (c) $550 New
101 Supervisor failing to ensure logger skids safely under section 112 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
102 Logger failing to skid safely under section 112 of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
103 Employer failing to provide a vehicle used for hauling logs that complies with subsection 116 (1) of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $550 New
104 Employer failing to ensure vehicle provided for hauling logs is used safely under subsection 116 (1) of Reg. 851 25 (1) (d) $550 New
105 Supervisor failing to ensure worker uses a vehicle for hauling logs safely under subsection 116 (1) of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New
106 Worker failing to use a vehicle for hauling logs safely under subsection 116 (1) of Reg. 851 28 (1) (a) $250 New
107 Employer failing to provide vehicle used to transport loggers that complies with section 119 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (a) $550 New
108 Employer failing to ensure worker uses vehicle to transport loggers safely under section 119 of Reg. 851 25 (1) (d) $550 New
109 Supervisor failing to ensure worker uses vehicle to transport loggers safely under section 119 of Reg. 851 27 (1) (a) $450 New