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Evraz fined $100K for serious workplace injury in Regina

Evraz has been fined $100,000 after a workplace injury at the company’s Regina facility.
Evraz has been fined $100,000 after a workplace injury at the company’s Regina facility. File / Global News

Evraz was fined a total of $100,000 this week for a charge stemming from a workplace injury.

The injury that took place on Feb. 15, 2017, at the company’s facility in Regina.

READ MORE: Company fined in 2016 Saskatoon workplace incident

A worker ruptured his quadriceps tendon stepping down into a pit.

Evraz pleaded guilty on March 19 in Regina provincial court to one count under Occupational Health and Safety regulations for failing to provide and maintain a safe means of entrance and exit from a worksite, resulting in a serious injury to a worker.

The Toronto-based company was fined $71,429 plus a $28,571 surcharge.

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