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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Local Company Fined $45,000 After Worker Injured In Bala

Bala | by Matt Sitler  
The court has also imposed a 25 per cent victim surcharge....

A local custom building, construction, landscaping and property maintenance company has been fined $45,000 after a worker was injured.

It happened June 22, 2018 at a Muskoka Road residence in Bala when a worker for Patty Mac Inc. was injured after falling from a ladder that was being used while cutting tree branches.

In a Nov. 6th judgement, the court ruled that the defendant failed to provide information, instruction and/or supervision to the worker on how to safely remove tree branches while working at a height

The court has also imposed a 25 per cent victim surcharge.

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