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Convictions summary

The table summary shows the number of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) convictions and penalties or fines since 2017.

Year 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
Number of convictions 10 20 18 22 21
Total penalties (fines, creative sentencing fines and victim fine surcharge) $2,014,000 $2,816,535 $4,162,800 $2,824,435 $3,787,100
Total creative sentencing fines $1,518,000 $1,769,850 $2,071,000 $1,048,250 $905,000
Range of penalties (fines, creative sentencing fines and victim fine surcharge) $24,000 to $500,000 $40,000 to $320,000 $70,000 to $450,000 $28,750 to $300,000 $34,500 to $650,100
Creative sentences 5 12 10 7 8
Corporate probation,  enhanced regulatory supervision 7 11 7 8 11
Jail sentences 0 0 0 0 1

Note – The Courts began using corporate probation in conjunction with fines, alternate penalties and jail sentences in 2014

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Phone: 780-415-8690 (Edmonton)
Toll free: 1-866-415-8690 
TTY: 780-427-9999 (Edmonton)
TTY: 1-800-232-7215

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