November 7, 2017 – Coulson Heating & Air Conditioning Inc.

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 August 21, 2017, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at a residential development located in New Tecumseth, ON. The inspectors determined that one individual employed by Coulson Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. was installing flex pipe in the basement of a residential unit while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of residential (low rise) sheet metal installer (308R) 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 7, 2017, a College inspector issued a Notice of Contravention to Coulson Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. of Egbert, setting out an administrative penalty of $500. Coulson Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. had no other OCTAA Notices of Contravention issued to it in the three years preceding the date of the current notice.

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