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Saskatchewan oil rig worker fined after co-worker injured on the job

STOUGHTON, Sask. – An oil rig worker has been fined $2,030 after causing a coworker to be seriously hurt near Stoughton, Sask.

A worker was seriously injured on Jan. 12, 2013, when he was pinned between pieces of pipe being put onto a loader.

Donovan Belisle has pleaded guilty to violating Occupational Health and Safety rules, specifically operating a vehicle at a place of work, not having a clear view of where he was driving and proceeding before he knew it was safe.

He was fined $1,450 with a $580 surcharge.

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