Company Fined $24,050 for Fall Protection Violations

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A worker working on a residential roof wasn’t wearing fall protection when he fell approximately 12m to the concrete driveway below. He broke both heels and both ankles, and fractured his L3 vertebrae. The company was fined $24,050 for failing to provide the worker with the necessary fall protection systems [Clint Todd Contracting, Govt. News Release, Jan. 27, 2011].