Released on December 22, 2020
On December 14, 2020, Saskatchewan company K. Haeusler Farms Inc. pleaded guilty in Humboldt Provincial Court to violating two counts under The Occupational Health and Safety, (OHS) Regulations, 1996.
The company was charged with contravening the following OHS regulations:
As a result of these charges, the company was fined $14,286, with a surcharge of $5,714, for a total of $20,000.
The charges stemmed from an incident that occurred on August 29, 2019, near Muenster, Saskatchewan. A worker became pinched between a skid shack and the bucket of a tracked hoe, resulting in serious injuries.
Labour Relations and Workplace Safety, in partnership with the Workers’ Compensation Board, through WorkSafe Saskatchewan, supports and promotes Mission: Zero – zero workplace injuries, zero fatalities and zero suffering. We are all responsible for keeping ourselves and each other safe and healthy at work.
For more information on workplace safety, please visit https://www.worksafesask.ca/.
For more information, contact:Kate Crowley
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