Irving Shipbuilding faces safety charges after worker suffers head injury

(HALIFAX, Nova Scotia) — Irving Shipbuilding faces four charges under Nova Scotia's Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker suffered a serious head injury at the Halifax Shipyard in 2014, CTV News reported. A safety officer alleges that a wire rope loop attached to a ship's cradle broke as it was being pulled by a winch, striking a worker. The company was arraigned on the charges Tuesday.

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By Professional Mariner Staff