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Workplace injury leads to nearly $20K fine for MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina

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Mackenzie Art Gallery Inc. has received a hefty fine after pleading guilty to a charge following a workplace injury in 2020.

The company was in Regina provincial court on Dec. 16 facing two charges under The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 1996. The other charge was stayed.

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The workplace incident occurred on Jan. 20, 2020, where a worker was injured while using a table saw.

Mackenzie Art Gallery Inc. was charged with failing to provide “an effective safeguard where a worker may contact a dangerous moving part of a machine,” resulting in the serious injury of a worker.

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The court fined the company $14,000 with a $5,600 surcharge, for a total amount of $19,600.

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