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 October 17, 2017, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at a new residential construction site located in Lasalle, ON. The inspectors determined that one individual employed by Select (Windsor) Mechanical Inc. was soldering the refrigeration lines as part of a new air conditioning installation, while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of residential air conditioning systems mechanic (313D) 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 November 27, 2017, a College inspector issued a Notice of Contravention to Select (Windsor) Mechanical Inc. of Oldcastle, setting out an administrative penalty of $500. Select (Windsor) Mechanical Inc. had no other OCTAA Notices of Contravention issued to it in the three years preceding the date of the current notice.