Newsroom : National Steel Car Ltd. Fined $140,000 After Worker Suffers Permanent Injury

In this case a gap below a light curtain allowed an untrained helper to reach into a pinch point resulting in a permanent injury to an arm. The light curtain was ajustable to accomodate various sizes of material, but it was not adjusted to suit the work in process.

The equipment apparently had the safety systems necessary. The operator and helper were given the neither the training nor the supervision required to safely operate equipment.

Newsroom : National Steel Car Ltd. Fined $140,000 After Worker Suffers Permanent Injury.

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