A complicated set of facts, millions in property damage, and a fine of just $25,000 make for a game-changing precedent in the sentencing of corporate OH&S offenders.
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Health & Safety Law
Sentencing isn’t about assigning a $ value to a life. In this case, proper application of the sentencing principles allowed us to achieve a penalty well-below the typical range.
Obligations no longer flow from simply “directing the activities” of an employer. It’s now a question of control.
“Where Are U Now …” - a case that shows why OH&S may want to leave the lyrical content to artists like Skrillex, Diplo, and Justin Bieber.
A call to action for Alberta employers! Receive an OH&S Order? Appeal an OH&S Order! It's time to rethink your approach of simply complying and moving on. It's time to appeal!