JACKSON, Wyo. — Wyoming's workplace safety office has fined an outdoor guide company for failing to make a timely report of a death.
The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that the Wyoming Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Martin Outfitters for failing to file a report within eight hours of a workplace fatality.
The notification issued by the administration says the violation is the result of the death of 37-year-old guide Mark Uptain, who was mauled by a grizzly bear on Terrace Mountain Sept. 14.
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The administration did not fault owner Dan Martin for Uptain's death.
The notice says the northwestern Wyoming company has until Thursday to pay or contest the violation that carries a $5,000 penalty, but is classified as "other-than-serious."
Martin did not respond to the newspaper's interview request.