The case involves an incident at Dalhousie University in September 2013. A steel beam fell on a 40-year-old worker who was left with a spinal cord injury. He now uses a wheelchair.
Aecon was charged in April 2015 with four workplace safety violations. Three charges have been dismissed, leaving one charge on the books — that Aecon failed to take every reasonable precaution to ensure the health and safety of a person at a workplace.