Michèle Bazinet v. City of Lachine

10890-60-8901
November 9, 1987
Final judgment
Canada, Montreal

Individuals
Michèle Bazinet
Public collectivities
Louise Boucher

Arbitration court
2,4-D, Dicamba, Mecoprop, Herbicide
Plaintiff requests that her bodily injury resulting from herbicide exposure be recognized as a work-related illness with compensation paid.
The Appeal Board on Occupational Injuries of Montreal, Canada
Appellate (Appeal) Court

May 31, 1991
Positive
The Workplace Health and Safety Committee grants the worker the benefits provided for in the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases.
Statutory instrument

The plaintiff, an animator in a park, noticed, after lying on the lawn in June 1986, skin rashes on her body, particularly on her back, and itching. She learned from her employer that a herbicide had been applied to the lawn shortly before.