Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board

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OHS Penalties

Fines can be issued when our OHS safety officers observe unsafe conditions in a workplace.

Month:
Industry:
Employer:

WESTFAIR FOODS LTD. was fined $2,500.00
Failure to ensure injured worker was given necessary instruction and training.
Date: 17/11/2017
Industry: 320 - Retail sales
Location: Whitehorse

Supervisor was fined $1,050.00
Failure to obtain an underground utility line locate prior to commencing with excavation
Date: 10/11/2017
Industry: 207 - Excavation: Sewer/Blasting/Seismic/Waterworks/Snow Removal
Location: Whitehorse

NORCOPE ENTERPRISES LTD. was fined $3,500.00
Company's safe work practices in regards to working around utility infrastructure were not followed, creating an undue risk to the health and welfare of employees
Date: 10/11/2017
Industry: 207 - Excavation: Sewer/Blasting/Seismic/Waterworks/Snow Removal
Location: Whitehorse