Business that Owned Stage Fined $50K for Indiana State Honest Collapse

The firm that owned the stage concerned in the deadly 2011 Indiana State Honest rigging collapse has agreed to pay a $ 50,000 fine for safety violations.

The Indiana Department of Labor says Mid-America Sound Corp. of Greenfield also has agreed to prepare a security program for future stage projects and give extra instruction for staff.

7 folks had been fatally injured when higher winds toppled stage rigging and a stage roof onto fans awaiting the start off of a concert by the nation duo Sugarland. The collapse injured more than forty other folks.

State Labor Commissioner Rick Ruble says the agreement calls for substantial security enhancements for building of temporary structures and is a optimistic end result for all concerned.

A spokeswoman for Mid-America Sound didn’t have an quick comment.

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