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Saskatoon worker's serious injury results in $50,000 fine for company

Saskatoon Provincial Court is pictured in this file photo. (Chad Hills/CTV Saskatoon) Saskatoon Provincial Court is pictured in this file photo. (Chad Hills/CTV Saskatoon)

A worker's serious injury has resulted in a hefty fine for a Saskatoon company.

In March 2020, the worker suffered serious injuries after their coveralls became tangled in the spindles of a boring mill, according to a news release from the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety.

On Sept. 14, Industrial Machine & Manufacturing Inc. pleaded guilty in Saskatoon Provincial Court to one violation of the province's workplace health and safety regulations, the ministry said.

The Saskatoon firm was ordered to pay $50,000 in fines. Top Stories

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