$60,000 Fine Imposed for Guarding Violation

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A steel plant worker was seriously injured when he became entangled in the motor drive shaft of a crane hoist. The company pleaded guilty to a guarding violation and was fined $60,000, the largest fine for an OHS violation in the 2011-12 year in Saskatchewan [Evraz Regina Steel, Govt. News Release, April 4, 2012].