Scaffolding fatalities lead to 3.5-year jail term

‘Sends very clear message to employers, supervisors’: Lawyer
By Sabrina Nanji
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/05/2016

An Ontario judge has sentenced a project manager to three-and-a-half years in prison after a deadly scaffolding collapse in Toronto on Christmas Eve in 2009. 


Vadim Kazenelson, a project manager at Metron Construction, was found guilty of four counts of criminal negligence causing death and one count of criminal negligence causing bodily harm in the Jan. 11 decision.