Posts Tagged ‘ enforcement ’

Company President Sentenced to Prison for Safety Violations

Dec 22nd, 2013 | By
Company President Sentenced to Prison for Safety Violations

A company president in the United States has been sentenced to serve up to 20 years in prison for his role in safety deficiencies that caused the death of two men. The prison sentence is in addition to a US$ 1.2 million penalty levied against the company in 2010 and a personal penalty of US$
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Overview of Canadian Environmental Law

Nov 19th, 2011 | By
Overview of Canadian Environmental Law

Canadian law firm Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP has issued Blakes Guide to Environmental Law in Canada, an introductory summary of the principal laws and regulations of Canadian environmental law. The guide also provides an overview of environmental law in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, and British Columbia. Chapters include Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) Canadian
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U.S. OSHA Targets 15,000 Facilities with High Incident Rates

Apr 4th, 2010 | By
U.S. OSHA Targets 15,000 Facilities with High Incident Rates

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced last month that 15,000 employers were notified by letter that injury and illness rates at their work sites were higher than average. OSHA is urging these businesses to seek the expertise they might need to address the root causes of their poor performance. OSHA was also
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