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WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY - Employer obligations - Safety of workplace - Supervision - Liability - Of employer - Offences and enforcement - Offences - Failure to ensure health and safety of workers

Thursday, January 04, 2018 @ 8:36 AM  

Trial of the accused numbered company charged with three Canada Labour Code offences of failure to ensure employee safety in particularized ways. The defendant numbered company was a federal corporation owned by Ornge air ambulance service that operated the rotor-wing division. The charges resulted from an accident that occurred in May 2013, in which an air ambulance helicopter crashed shortly after take-off from the airport at Moosonee Ontario. Two pilots and two paramedics were killed. The Crown ultimately only sought conviction on three counts 1) failing...