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Owner of Roofing Company Fined $23,800 for Worker’s Fatal Fall

A worker employed by a roofing company fell from a ladder while trying to get onto a roof.  He died due to injuries sustained in the fall. The owner of the company pleaded guilty to failing to ensure that all work at a place of employment was sufficiently and competently supervised resulting in the death of a worker. The court fined him $23,800 [Mike Molnar, Govt. News Release, Dec. 13, 2013].