It’s Getting Hot in Here: Understand the signs of heatstroke and exhaustion

Toronto, Ontario — The past two years, COVID-19 has been the centre of every shop’s attention. However, as we enter the summer months things like heat exhaustion and heat stroke are still things shops should be keeping an eye on. Regardless if a facility has air conditioning or not, employees are still at risk of […]

Linamar fined $200k after employee injured in furnace incident

A Linamar facility in Guelph, Ontario. The auto parts manufacturer has made a play to acquire Montupet, a major producer of aluminum.

Guelph, Ontario — Linmar, prominent car-parts maker based in Guelph, Ont., has been fined $200,000 after a worker was hit by a furnace fireball. The incident at Linamar Corporation occurred in October 2018; Ontario’s Labour Ministry says the worker was opening the furnace door to remove a part. “Upon opening the door, a fireball erupted […]