Pipe Company Fined $30,000 for Workplace Fatality

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A worker was fatally injured when he was crushed by a bundle of plastic pipe. The pipe company pleaded guilty to failing to ensure that no material was placed, stacked or stored so as to constitute a hazard to workers and was fined $30,000 [KWH Pipe (Canada) Ltd., Govt. News Release, April 3, 2014].