Corberry, the Manitoba-based office will have a fork of more than tens of thousands of dollars after working with the province fine. Unsafe working conditions.
Back in April 2018, a worker at Shiloh Farms Ltd. suffered a severe hand injury while preparing potatoes.
Workplace Safety and Health Potatoes travel along the conveyor to the seed-treating drum, and while the employee examines the drum, their hand comes in contact with the conveyor’s exposed chain and sprockets.
The company misjudged the workplace safety and health risk and imposed a total of 6,32,675 fines on them.
Part of the fine – safety 2,000 – will be used for public education on occupational safety and health.
At the time of the incident, Shiloh Farms Limited employed about 40 people.
The province used a news release Saturday to remind office managers that all machines require safety measures under the Office Safety and Health Act.
All stop-work orders and penalties can be found by going online Department of Labor Government website.
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