Saskatchewan firm fined $120,000 after worker’s glove became trapped in pulley system
By OHS Canada Staff
A Saskatchewan company has been fined $120,000 after a worker was seriously injured in 2020.
Shercom Industries pleaded guilty to one violation of occupational health and safety legislation.
The charges stemmed from a workplace incident that occurred on July 7, 2020, in Martensville, Sask.
“A worker was seriously injured when their glove became trapped in the belt of a pulley system,” the province said in a press release.
The court imposed a fine of $85,714.29 along with a surcharge of $34,287.71 — for a total of $120,000.