Company fined $60K after employee loses 3 fingers in workplace incident
The province said a fine of $60,050 was leveled against the company. (file image)
Published Wednesday, July 18, 2012 10:46AM CST
The province said a company in Winnipeg has been fined for a 2010 incident that injured a worker.
On March 10, 2010 a 44-year-old worker at Cadorath Plating Co. Ltd. had three fingers severed when a punch-press machine top plate activated and pressed down on his fingers, said the province.
Officials said the the employer pleaded guilty on July 12, 2012 under the Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Regulation to a charge of failing to ensure the machine had safeguards in place to prevent workers from having contact with parts of the machine where material is cut, bored or shaped.
A fine of $60,050 was leveled against the company.