The Newfoundland & Labrador Transportation & Works department is facing charges stemming from an incident two years ago.Â which resulted in the death of a paint crew worker.
Wayne Wall, 41, diedÂ on impactÂ as he was setting up road-painting signs in near the Flat Bay turnoff on the west coast on July 23, 2013.
The accident occurred six kilometres west of Flat Bay Hill.
In a news release Thursday, Service NL said the department, whichÂ employed the worker, is facing eight counts under the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
"This traffic incident has had a profound impact [Wall's family]Â and on the staff & crews of the department of Transportation & Works who knew & worked with Mr. Wall," said Minister David Brazil in a statement.
"Our goal is to avoid or minimize the threat of a workplace accident & department staff & crews on the province's highways play an significant role in achieving this goal."
It's alleged Transportation & Works failed to provide a safe workplace, instruction & supervision, ensure effective traffic control, & ensure an occupational health & safety program was implemented.
The case will be called in provincial court in Stephenville on Sept. 21.Â