The Shelby Energy Cooperative has been ordered to pay $15,000 in fines for safety violations - several of which are said to have contributed to the death of an electrical worker last year.
On Monday, the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) announced that it has accepted a settlement with Shelby Energy over six safety violations.
The violations, which range from failure of personnel to wear proper safety gear to inadequate vertical clearance of electrical wires, carry a maximum fine of $2,500 each.
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