B.C. poultry plant fined $39K over workplace injury
By CTV NewsNews Farmer Health/Safety
Employee's arm was caught in machinery during end-of-day cleaning.
A poultry plant in B.C.’s Okanagan has been fined nearly $39,000 after an employee was seriously injured in a workplace accident.
The worker’s arm was caught in machinery during a routine end-of-day cleaning at Colonial Farms Ltd.’s processing plant in Armstrong, according to a WorkSafeBC penalty report.
“WorkSafeBC determined that the machine lacked adequate safeguards to prevent worker access to hazardous points of operation,” it reads.
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