Reasonable precautions greater than regulatory requirements

Ontario company acquitted of charges after worker death but new trial ordered by Court of Appeal

Industry-specific safety regulations must be followed by employers to ensure the safety of their workers, but employers’ duty to protect their workers doesn’t necessarily end there when considering the parent health and safety act, the Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled in ordering a new trial for a company charged after a worker fell to his death.

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