Employer Charged with Safety Offences in Steelworker’s Fall

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During the construction site of a long-term care facility, a steelworker fell approximately 15 feet from a steel joist, suffering head and wrist injuries. His employer was charged with two safety violations: failing to ensure that it provided and maintained a safe workplace and that a fall arrest system provided to a worker was adequately secured to an anchorage point or a lifeline [C. B. Metal Works Inc., Govt. News Release, Feb. 8, 2013].