A baking company was fined $60,000 after a worker was injured while cleaning an overhead conveyor on a cookie production line.
A Ministry of Labour inspector found that the conveyor wasn’t stopped when the worker was cleaning the line. This violated a safety regulation.
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SAFE Work Manitoba Launches Young Worker Injury Prevention Strategy
SAFE Work Manitoba has launched a Young Worker Injury Prevention Strategy that will focus on the almost 5,000 injuries sustained by workers aged 15-24 each year.
The group of stakeholders involved in this initiative includes employers, educators, families and young workers. The program will be implemented over the next three years with the goal of creating safety awareness around keeping young workers safe on the job.
Read more about the strategy here.