Court dismisses charges in wake of worker’s deathDeath from rebounding pipe was beyond reasonable safety precautions: CourtBy Jeffrey R. Smith03/23/2011|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 03/23/2011 A Saskatchewan company has been acquitted of all charges following the death of an employee who was hit by a pipe at a mine construction site after the Saskatchewan Provincial Court found the company had taken all reasonable safety precautions.On Oct. 23, 2006, Ron Deglau, an employee of Robwell Constructors, was working at a mine site in northern Saskatchewan. Robwell had a contract with the site owner to perform various work orders at the mine. Deglau, a general labourer, and two other workers were clearing and de-icing water lines. They used pressurized air from an air compressor to determine if pipes were blocked. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.