Entanglement Results in Arm Amputation and $43,000 Fine


A worker had his arm amputated above the elbow after becoming entangled in a metal shredder. His employer pleaded guilty to failing to provide an effective safeguard where a worker may contact a dangerous moving part of a machine. The court fined it $43,000 [B.N. Steel & Metal (2002) Inc., Govt. News Release, March 24, 2017].