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Ontario Shores fined $37,500 after worker suffers concussion

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences has pleaded guilty and fined $37,500 under the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was injured cleaning and replacing ventilation hoods in the hospital’s kitchen area.

The September plea bargain by the hospital included the dropping of seven other counts under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

The Ministry of Labour inspector had determined that the worker had not received any training or instruction for the work, nor did Ontario Shores have any procedures in place to safely carry out this cleaning.

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