Worker injured when pressurized hose came into contact with rotating pipe
Trinidad Drilling has been fined $200,000 plus a surcharge of $80,000 for a health and safety violation in Saskatchewan.
On Sept 9, 2019, Trinidad Drilling of Calgary pleaded guilty to contravening subsection 19(4) of Saskatchewan’s occupational health and safety regulations: being an employer, fail to ensure that no worker is permitted to perform work unless the worker has sufficient experience, to perform the work safely and in compliance with the act and the regulations or is under close and competent supervision, resulting in the serious injury of a worker. One additional charge was stayed.
Charges stemmed from a work site incident that occurred on June 4, 2017, near Torquay, Sask. A worker was injured when a pressurized hose came into contact with a rotating pipe.
Source: Government of Saskatchewan