ArcelorMittal fined $75K after worker injured in Hamilton

The province announced Tuesday it has fined Hamilton steelmaker Arcelormittal Long Products Canada MP Inc. $75,000 after a worker was critically injured on the job back in March of 2017.
The province says it has fined Arcelormittal Long Products Canada MP Inc. after a worker was injured on the job in 2017. (Google)

The province announced Tuesday it has fined Hamilton steelmaker Arcelormittal Long Products Canada MP Inc. $75,000 after a worker was critically injured on the job back in March of 2017.

In a news release, the Ministry of Labour said the worker was hurt when connecting coils to a hoist with a chain.

"A coil fell forward and knocked the worker to the floor, resulting in critical injuries," the ministry says.

According to a news release, the company pleaded guilty in provincial offences court at the end of last month.

Corrections

  • An earlier version of this story mistakenly identified Arcelormittal Long Products Canada MP Inc. as ArcelorMittal Dofasco.
    Dec 05, 2018 7:48 AM ET