Employer Fined $30,000 for Violations Seen by MOL Inspector

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An MOL inspector went to an industrial workplace to follow up on a previous inspection. The inspector saw a worker on a platform about 13 feet from the ground without using fall protection. The inspector also saw two workers standing under a forklift’s elevated load. As a result, the employer pleaded guilty to an OHS violation and was fined $30,000 [Jebco Industries Inc., Govt. News Release, Jan. 27, 2015].