Burn Injuries from Explosion Result in $75,000 Fine

A worker for a truck repair company was cleaning the inside of the tank portion of a tanker trailer unit that had been used to haul hydrocarbons when it exploded. He suffered serious burns. The company pleaded guilty to an OHS violation and was fined $75,000 [Taber Truck and Trailer Repair Ltd., Govt. News Release, Aug. 7, 2012].