Employer Fined $187,500 for Worker’s Fatal Head Injury
A worker suffered fatal head injuries when he was struck by a metal bar in the process of removing a fabric panel from a temporary structure at the Wuskwatim dam site. The employer pleaded guilty to failing to provide the necessary equipment to dismantle a temporary structure. The court fined it $187,500 [Lafarge Canada Inc. Concrete Products Manufacturing, Govt. News Release, April 25, 2014].