2 companies fined in separate workplace injuries
An ambulance is shown in a file photo. (CP24)
REGINA -- Two companies have been fined after two separate incidents resulting in workplace injuries.
Calgary-based Trinidad Drilling Ltd. pleaded guilty to occupational health and safety charges after an incident near Torquay on June 4, 2017. The province says an employee was injured after a pressurized hose contacted a rotating pipe.
The company was fined $200,000, plus an $80,000 surcharge, at Estevan Provincial Court on Jan. 13.
Another company was also fined in an unrelated matter. Regina-based Thunder Creek Pork Ltd. was fined after a worker fell from a trailer at a worksite in Moose Jaw on July 18, 2018.
The company was fined $42,857.15, along with a $17,142.85 surcharge, in Moose Jaw Provincial Court on Jan. 13.