Seems some people never learn, and Dong Ho is one of these people who simply don’t get the message and blatantly ignore Ministry of Labour Inspector’s safety orders. Not following safety laws means Dong Ho is currently under lock and key for 20 days in a Toronto Jail. Dong Ho was handed down this prison sentence on November 23, 2017 for putting his workers lives at risk, by failing to comply regulations. More details here
In 2015 Dong Mo’s was prosecuted (twice) for the same lack of the safety practices on residential re shingling, his fines totaling $58,750. He allowed his workers to work without fall safety equipment while Working at Heights and not wearing hard hats, as required under the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act, Regulation 213/91, the Construction Projects Regulation.
Read 2015 article: The law rains down on Sunny Roofing
I’m glad to say many roofing companies follow safety requirements. They care about their workers’ health and safety, putting them above their bottom line profit. We need to promote these kinds of quality roofing companies.
Let’s get rid of the bad apples in the construction industry.
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