Saskatoon company fined after worker falls off roof
A Saskatoon company was fined $19,600 after a workplace fall resulted in an injury.
A worker fell from the roof of a house and struck his head on a steel telepost, according to the Saskatchewan Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety.
The company pleaded guilty on May 1 in Saskatoon provincial court for failing to ensure a fall protection system was used where a worker could fall three metres or more.
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Corval Contracting was fined $14,000 plus a surcharge of $5,600.
One other charge against the company was stayed.
Falls are one of the most common injury-causing hazards in the construction industry, according to WorkSafe Saskatchewan.
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