Chrysler slammed with $140,000 fine.

Written by Meeshika Sharma

Published on : October 1, 2017 11:50




A head injury suffered by an employee, 54 year old man at the Brampton Chrysler plant has resulted in a $140,000 fine for the company.

According to a Ministry of Labour investigation, the incident happened at the Brampton Assembly Plant at 2000 Williams Pkwy. in July 2015. A 54-year-old employee was performing routine maintenance on a press used to make automobile door and fender panels. Two bolts from the clutch spring assembly shot out at high speed and the worker was hit in the head by the assembly, knocking him out.

Brampton Fire and Emergency Services was called to perform a high-angle rescue to retrieve the victim from the press. He was rushed to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre where he was reported in non-life threatening condition.