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Default Failure to Follow Safety Rules

I think they are looking for Ontario Home Inspectors too

CourtBulletin Director of Roofing Company Jailed, Fined $10,000 forFailure to Follow Safety Rules May 18, 2017
BELLEVILLE, ON - An employer with two previous convictions forsafety violations has been sentenced to one day imprisonment and a fine of$10,000 for ignoring safety regulations.
No one fell or was injured.
The employer, Steve Bell, was charged with failing as an employerto ensure a worker was adequately protected from falling.
By law the workershould have been using a travel restraint system, fall-restricting system, fallarrest system or a safety net.
On October 7, 2015, a Ministry of Labour inspector attended aresidence in Belleville and observed a roofer working at a height of more than three metres (about 26 feet) without being protected by fall protection.
The worker's employer, Steve Bell, was later charged with the offence.
Bell had two prior convictions for the same offence.
One was aconviction in 2013 with a fine of $2,000 and the other was a conviction in 2015 with a fine of $4,500; no one fell or was injured.
These convictions fall underthe Construction Projects Regulation (Regulation 213/91) and the OccupationalHealth and Safety Act.
Justice of the Peace Christopher I. Peltzer passed sentence inBelleville court on May 18, 2017.
The court also imposed a 25-per-cent victim fine surcharge asrequired by the Provincial Offences Act.
The surcharge is credited to a special provincial government fund to assist victims of crime.

Court Information at a Glance

Provincial Offences Court/Ontario Court of Justice
235 Pinnacle Street
Belleville, Ontario

Justice of the Peace Christopher I. Peltzer

Date of Sentencing:
May 18, 2017

Steve Bell
Belleville, Ontario

Occupational health and safety

Occupational Health and Safety Act
Section 25(1)(c)

Regulation 213/91 (Construction Projects Regulation)
Section 26.1(2)

Crown Counsel:
Catherine Glaister
Scott Murray (Student atlaw)
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