Worker Fatality Results in $20,000 Fine
A worker sustained fatal injuries as a result of a service rig collapse. The company pleaded guilty to failing to ensure that a rig was inspected by a competent person before commencing operations and to correct an identified unsafe condition as soon as was reasonably practicable. The court fined it $20,000 [Petrobakken Energy Ltd., Govt. News Release, June 10, 2014].