Dillon Consulting Inc. wins award for bridge over Assiniboine River. CNESST releases report into 2021 fatal scaffolding collapse in Windsor, QC. Engineers and Geoscientists BC announce annual award winners. A former engineer files regulatory complaint against Vancouver school district over classroom ventilation. These were the most-read stories in the Daily Media Report from late September and early October 2022.
Dillon Consulting: The Winnipeg office of Dillon Consulting Inc. recently won an award of merit in the transportation category from the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Manitoba (ACEC -MB). Dillon won for contract administration and construction inspection services on a new bridge over the Assiniboine River and approach roadworks on the Yellowhead Highway (Provincial Trunk Highway16).
Scaffolding collapse: The fatal scaffolding collapse in 2021 at the Domtar factory in Windsor, QC, could have been prevented, according to a report by CNESST, the province's workplace safety board.
The report says the scaffolding's load was underestimated and there was an absence of vital bracing on the seventh level that would have ensured the structure's stability.
Engineers and Geoscientists BC awards: Engineers and Geoscientists BC have announced the 2022 winners of their annual awards. These awards honour six individuals and one project that has improved the safety and wellbeing of the people of British Columbia.
Ventilation: A former engineer who has two children in elementary school has filed a regulatory complaint with Engineers and Geoscientists BC against the Vancouver School Board (VSB), asking for a professional engineer's assurance that her children are protected against COVID-19.