SASKATOON – Cosmopolitan Industries pleaded guilty to one charge under occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation in Saskatoon provincial court.
The company was charged after a worker standing on a trash conveyor performing maintenance fell around nine feet on Jan.5, 2012.
Cosmo pleaded guilty for failure to ensure a machine was locked out and remained locked out before a worker undertook maintenance and that activity thereby caused a serious injury.
The Saskatoon company was fined $14,000 on April 28.
One additional charge was stayed.
In January, there were 17 OHS convictions totalling nearly $45,000 in fines.