Walker Aggregates fined for death of worker

A Niagara Falls-based company has been fined $170,000 following the death of a worker at a quarry in Orillia.
    
Walker Aggregates produces limestone, sand and gravel from 15 quarries in southwestern Ontario.
    
The company pleaded guilty to a charge under the Occupational Health and Safety Act in connection to the death of the worker in February of 2017.
    
Court heard the worker suffered fatal head injuries after being pulled into moving machinery at the Severn quarry.