Employer Fined $28,575 After Worker Is Knocked Down by Steel Beam


A worker fell and hit his head on a cement floor when he was knocked to the ground by a steel beam. His employer pleaded guilty to failing to ensure, where a worker may be endangered by the rotation or motion of a load during hoisting, that one or more taglines are used to control the rotation or motion of a load, thereby caused a serious injury to a worker. It was fined $28,575 [Kelsey Pipeline, Govt. News Release, March 17, 2017].