Ace Bakeries Fined $55,000 After Worker Injured in Mississauga
Jan. 10, 2019
Global Korean Post
A maker of bread and baked products, Ace Bakery Ltd./Boulangerie Ace Limitee located at 22 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario is convicted.
A worker suffered critical injuries after a bread machine activated while the worker was performing maintenance work on the machine.
On August 8, 2017, a worker was performing maintenance work on a bread machine at the workplace. The guillotine knife on the machine needed to be adjusted so that the knife would cut the dough evenly. The work was being performed in the presence of a supervisor and a senior director of product development.
Ace Bakery’s food processing plant at 580 Secretariat Court, Mississauga, Ontario.
Following a guilty plea, the company was fined $55,000 by Justice of the Peace Helena Cassano in provincial offences court in Mississauga; Crown Counsel Jai Dhar.
The court also 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.