A Saskatchewan company has been fined after a worker died in a workplace incident.
The worker was found dead on Nov. 19, 2020, in a power take-off shaft at a worksite near Summerberry, Sask.
Jimlee Farms Ltd. was charged under the province’s Occupation Health and Safety regulations with failing to provide an effective safeguard where a worker may contact a dangerous moving part of a machine.
The company pleaded guilty to the charge on Nov. 17 in Fort Qu’Appelle provincial court.
Jimlee Farms was fined $57,143 plus a surcharge of $22,857 for a total of $80,000.
Labour Relations and Workplace Safety said it works in partnership with the Worker’s Compensation Board to support zero workplace injuries and deaths.