Monthly Archives: June 2013

Newsroom : Metro Paper Industries Inc. Fined $70,000 After Worker Suffers Severe Hand Injury

Another case of insufficient guarding.  Here a worker took advantage of a guard opening to attempt to make an adjustment. An inadvertent movement put the worker’s hand into the hazard resulting in the loss of fingers. Newsroom : Metro Paper … Continue reading

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Newsroom : Pasta Quistini Inc., Supervisor Fined Total of $132,000 After Worker Killed By Machinery

An employer and a supervisor failed to maintain a door interlock in good condition resulting in a death. The victim’s clothing became entangled in the equipment and he was drawn in head first. Newsroom : Pasta Quistini Inc., Supervisor Fined … Continue reading

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Newsroom : Par-Pak Ltd. Fined $90,000 After Worker Injured on Moving Machinery

This is an unfortunate circumstance.  The equipment owner placed his faith in an engineers word that a machine was compliant with the safety standards.  The result is  broken bones, a big fine, and a whole lot of trouble. Newsroom : … Continue reading

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