Contact with Power Line Shocks Worker & Results in $35,000 Fine

As a trailer was being raised, it came into contact with a power line, resulting in a worker being shocked and seriously injured. As a result, a construction company was fined $35,000 for failing to ensure that no worker works and no equipment or powered mobile equipment is used or operated within the minimum distance from any exposed energized electrical conductor [Venture Construction Inc., Govt. News Release, Sept. 22, 2016].