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Employer Fined $20,050 for Worker’s 27’ Fall

A worker was seriously injured as the result of 27’ fall while dismantling a scaffolding system at a construction site. The employer pleaded guilty to letting a worker exercise duties in close proximity to a fall hazard without a fall arrest system. The court fined it $20,050 [GKW Construction Inc., Govt. News Release, Sept. 11, 2014].