28 August 2019
Flexo Printer Fined for Accident
KITCHENER—
Second accident at plant
Second accident at plant
 THS Industries Ltd. has been  fined for a incident where a employee was injured while mounting  a printing plate on a  flexo press. Ontario Ministry of Labour reported, the worker was installing a rubber flexible printing plate on the Automatic Flexo Printing machine at the workplace. Another pressman was operating the controls of the press and could not see the employee on the other side of the press. The first employee became caught between two rollers of the press while it was on and received serious injuries as a result of the incident. A Ministry of Labour investigation revealed that the  worker had not received adequate  instruction and supervision on how to safely operate the flexo  press.The company pleaded guilty and was fined $50,000.
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