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    :: Saturday, October 28, 2006 ::

    Alberta construction company guilty of safety violation in fatal fall - CP, OHS Canada
    At the time of the death, provincial officials said H & H Stucco and Siding had been cited 23 times in the past four years for safety violations.

    In a news release, Alberta Human Resources said Friday's fine is one of the first imposed since maximum fines were increased on Dec. 4, 2002.

    'The case marks a major turning point in sentences imposed under the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act,' said the release.

    The maximum fine is now $500,000. The highest previous fine handed out in the province was $172,500.
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