Autoneum Canada Ltd. Fined $55k by Ministry of Labour

Autoneum Canada Ltd.  has been fined $55,000 after a worker was injured by an unguarded mechanism. A worker was tidying around a machine and reached into the space to pick up the waste.

The worker’s hand, which had a glove on it at the time, was pulled into the machine and the worker sustained multiple fractures to an arm.  The employer was charged with failing to ensure that the equipment was equipped with and guarded by a guard or other device that prevents access to the pinch point.