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Charges under Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act. Complex case involving collapse of a utility vault and vault cover on a public way, workers on a mobile elevated work platform, question arose regarding of the application of the Ontario OHSA and construction regulations, load and loadbearing capacity. Fatal injury to one worker and serious injuries to second worker. All charges dismissed on a motion for directed verdict by the defence. -- Counsel at Trial: Cheryl Edwards - Research and Assistance at Trial: Matt Craig
Presenter, “OHS Due Diligence: The Essentials of Taking Reasonable Care as a Supervisor or Manager”, Bongarde Media, Webinar
Panellist, “Protect the Business of Your Clients by Managing the Business of Regulators”, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers Annual Conference, Calgary, Alberta
Successfully defended energy service provider in charges under the Technical Standards and Safety Act.
Successfully defended supervisor in prosecution under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Crown was convinced during meeting that there was no reasonable prospect of conviction.
Acted for a food production company at arbitration relating to collective agreement interpretation, with the grievance ultimately being dismissed - Counsel Gradin Tyler
Presenter, “Inspections vs. Investigations: Did They Need a Warrant and What Happens if They Did?”, Bongarde Media, Webinar
Co-Presenter, “Hot Topics in OHS Law”, Partners in Prevention Conference and Trade Show, Mississauga, Ontario
Co-Presenter, Ministry of Labour Mock Trial, Partners in Prevention Conference and Trade Show, Mississauga, Ontario