Employer Fined $3,000 for Failing to Report Crushing Hand Injury

A worker using a log saw machine had his hand crushed between the log and the stopper arm. His employer pleaded guilty to failing to immediately report to WorkSafeNB an injury that requires or may require hospitalization and was fined $3,000 [Les Cèdres Balmoral Ltée, Govt. News Release, Nov. 17, 2016].