Saskatoon employer fined for failing to use fall protection

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Saskatoon employer fined after workers spotted shingling a roof without a fall protection system. File / Global News

A Saskatoon employer has been fined after workers were seen shingling a roof without any fall protection.

The three workers were spotted by an occupational health officer at a job site on Jan. 14, 2016.

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Dave Bernier pleaded guilty for failing to ensure workers were using a fall protection system at a workplace where they could fall three metres or more.

He also pleaded guilty for failing to ensure workers were wearing approved industrial protective head wear.

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An additional charge was stayed.

Bernier was fined $2,800 for the Occupational Health and Safety violations.


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