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Peel Meat Packers Fined $60,000 in 2022 Workplace Accident

A Drayton meat packing company has been fined $60,000 from a workplace accident which occurred in June 2022.

A worker was injured during the delivery of a steer to a holding barn which is noted by the province, Peel Meat Packers failed as an employer to ensure a protective gate between the animal and worker was properly maintained.

Peel Meats plead guilty and on top of a $60,000 fine the court has imposed a 25 per cent victim surcharge as required by the Provincial Offences Act.

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