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Training officer’s trial hears of challenging conditions

May 29, 2012, Sarnia, Ont. - Point Edward’s deputy fire chief exhausted himself battling the same St. Clair River ice that claimed the life of a fellow firefighter during a training exercise on Jan. 30, 2010. Deputy Chief Richard MacGregor testified Monday on the first day of a trial for training contractor Terry Harrison of Georgetown, Ont., who is charged under the Occupational Health and Safety Act with failing to take reasonable precautions to protect a worker. The Sarnia Observer reports.

May 29, 2012
By The Sarnia Observer

May 29, 2012, Sarnia, Ont. – Point Edward’s deputy fire chief exhausted
himself battling the same St. Clair River ice that claimed the life of a
fellow firefighter during a training exercise on Jan. 30, 2010. Deputy
Chief Richard MacGregor testified
Monday on the first day of a trial for training contractor Terry
Harrison of Georgetown, Ont., who is charged under the
Occupational
Health and Safety Act with failing to take reasonable precautions to
protect a worker. The Sarnia Observer reports. READ MORE