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Alsport Sales in Regina fined $35k after pleading guilty to workplace fatality

A Regina company has been fined $35,000 after taking responsibility for a workplace fatality that happened near Pilot Butte, Sask. on Feb. 14, 2018. Courtesy / Alsport Sales

A Regina company was fined $35,000 after taking the blame for its role in a workplace death in 2018.

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Alsport Sales Inc. pleaded guilty in a Regina provincial court on Jan. 12, 2021, admitting it failed to ensure proper training to the employee who died on the job.

The worker died after being thrown from a snowmobile near Pilot Butte, Sask., on Feb. 14, 2018.

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Alsport was charged $25,000 along with a $10,000 surcharge under The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 1996.

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