Company Charged in Relation to Petawawa Man's Death Heads to Court

A company charged in the death of a Petawawa man heads to court today.

The case against Torrent Shotcrete Canada Ltd. will be heard in the Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto.

The company faces several charges in relation to the death of 24 year old Ethan Allard, who was killed by a concrete hopper on a jobsite in Toronto in January of 2017. 

Charges by the Ontario Ministry of Labour include; failing to ensure that a grate sensor on a concrete hopper was maintained in good condition, the company allegedly failed to ensure that measures and procedures prescribed in the Occupational Health and Safety Act were carried out, and that they allegedly committed the offence of failing as an employer to provide information, instruction and supervision to a worker.