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Inland Steel Products fined in Saskatchewan workplace death

The Saskatchewan government said Venture Construction Inc., pleaded guilty Tuesday in Saskatoon provincial court to a charge laid under OHS legislation.
A Saskatchewan company was fined in the 2018 death of a worker in the RM of Corman Park. File / Global News

A Saskatchewan company has been fined $126,000 in a 2018 workplace death.

On Oct. 19, 2018, machinery being serviced in the RM of Corman Park contacted a power line, resulting in the death of a worker.

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Inland Steel Products was charged with failing to ensure the worker was trained in all matters necessary to protect their health and safety, resulting in the death of a worker.

On Nov. 4, the company pleaded guilty in Saskatoon provincial court to the charge under the province’s Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.

The company was fined $90,000 along with a $36,000 surcharge.

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