Ryan Reynold's starrer Deadpool 2 has been reportedly slapped with a fine of USD 3000,000 after a stuntwoman died in 2017 during filming a scene. As per reports, Stuntwoman Joi Harris died after she was thrown off her motorcycle as she rode through a plate-glass window while filming a scene. She was performing the stunt scene for actress Zazie Beetz in Vancouver, Canada. The fine has been levied by Canadian health and safety watchdog WorkSafeBC.
According to the reports by a local media outlet, TCF Vancouver Productions LTD has been slapped with a fine of USD 289,562 penalty for failing to provide a safe work environment. As per reports, an investigation by the WorkSafeBC revealed that five violations of the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation which has led to the fine.
The reports state that there has been a failure to ensure proper safety of the crew by failing to identify the hazards and assess and control the risks of the work activity. The report also revealed that the makers of the film also failed in providing adequate supervision which resulted in the accident.
According to reports, Joi was not wearing a safety headgear while performing the stunt which in return could be attributed to her death.The violations that were spotted by the investigating team were, failure to ensure the health and safety of the stunt performer by failing to provide adequate supervision, failure to provide the stunt performer with a new worker orientation and instructing the stunt performer not to wear safety headgear while operating the motorcycle.
Back on August 15, 2017, the main lead, Ryan had also tweeted about the tragic accident stating that he is "heartbroken, shocked and devastated" after the incident. As per reports, Josh Brolin, who portrayed the role of Cable in the film, had said that Joi was a wonderful woman. It was not even a stunt, it was a freak accident. It was something terrible that happened.
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