Two Companies Fined for Machine Guarding Violations

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Two companies were fined for unrelated machine guarding violations:

  • One company pleaded guilty and was fined $28,575 after an incident in which a worker was injured when his head was pinched in the machine table he was repairing [Rest-Well Mattress Company Ltd., Govt. News Release, Dec. 7, 2016]
  • The other company was fined $35,715 for an incident in which a worker’s left hand came into contact with the blade of a table saw while he was working [The Prince Albert Co-operative Association Ltd., Govt. News Release, Dec. 7, 2016].