Employer Fined for Not Providing New Worker Job-Specific Orientation

A new worker delivering a load of crushed cars to a recycling facility fell off the top of the tractor trailer and plunged 12 feet to the ground, breaking his collar bone and multiple ribs. The employer pleaded guilty to failing to provide the victim an orientation specific to his position and was fined $1,500 [J. Leblanc Enterprise (2012) LTD., WorkSafeNB announcement, August 19, 2021].