Contravention: Employing or otherwise engaging individual to engage in compulsory trade without a Certificate of Qualification, contrary to section 4 of the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 (OCTAA).
Summary: On November 24, 2017, Ontario College of Trades inspectors responded to a complaint from the public regarding an individual that performed electrical work at Chatham residence on August 24, 2017. The inspectors determined that one individual employed by Quality Air Heating & Cooling cut through a wire during a HVAC installation, added 18 inches of wire and spliced into electrical wire while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of electrician – domestic and rural (309C) that is not suspended, and while he was not an apprentice in the trade working pursuant to a registered training agreement that is not suspended.
Notice of Contravention: On December 6, 2017, a College inspector issued a Notice of Contravention to Quality Air Heating & Cooling of Chatham, setting out an administrative penalty of $500. Quality Hair Heating & Cooling had no other OCTAA Notices of Contravention issued to it in the three years preceding the date of the current notice.