Refinery Fined $11,900 for Worker’s Injury

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A refinery worker was injured while clearing a plugged pipe connected to a tank filled with hot asphalt. The refinery pleaded guilty to one violation of The OHS Act for failing to ensure the health, safety and welfare of a worker, resulting in injury. The court fined it $11,900 [Moose Jaw Refinery ULC, Govt. News Release, May 16, 2012].