Rosko Forestry & Supervisor fined
Kirkland Lake; A worker was using a chain saw to cut large branches off trees when a 2nd worker swung a mechanical de-limber machine carrying a large poplar tree towards the other worker. The worker was struck in the back by the tree & propelled forward into a pile of trees. He suffered serious facial injuries. It was his 1st day on the job.
Rosko Forestry fined – $70,000
Supervisor fined – $7,000
For failing to maintain a safety zone & failing to properly train & supervise.