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Foundry Fined $70,000 for Separate Safety Incidents

The first incident carrying a $50,000 price tag occurred when a worker’s hand got entangled during the cleaning of a walking beam used to move castings from one facility to another. The other incident, which happened about a year later, involved a worker who got hit by a tundish ladle that fell on him while it was undergoing maintenance work, resulting in serious injury and a $20,000 fine [Ancast Industries Ltd., Govt. Press Release, July 29, 2021].