Aluminum Window Designs Ltd. Fined $75,000 After Worker Injured
NEWMARKET, ON - Aluminum Window Designs Ltd., a Woodbridge manufacturer of aluminum window and door products, was fined $75,000 after a worker was injured.
On December 2, 2011, a worker suffered serious hand injuries while operating a table saw at the Aluminum Window Designs Ltd. factory at 440 Hanlan Road in Woodbridge.
After a trial, Aluminum Window Designs Ltd. was found guilty of failing, as an employer, to ensure that the table saw was equipped with and guarded by a guard or other device that prevented access to an exposed moving part.
The fine was imposed by Justice of the Peace Philip N. Solomon. In addition to the fine, the court imposed a 25-per-cent victim fine surcharge as required by the Provincial Offences Act. The surcharge is credited to a special provincial government fund to assist victims of crime.
Court Information at a Glance
Ontario Court of Justice
465 Davis Drive
Justice of the Peace Philip N. Solomon
Date of Sentencing:
June 24, 2014
Aluminum Window Designs Ltd.
Occupational health and safety
Ontario Regulation 851, Section 24
Occupational Health and Safety Act, Section 25(1)(c)