We really don't have any idea of the circumstances that led up to this point. He just didn't do this out of nowhere - one can only assume Tom and the producers personally guaranteed the studios and crew that they would take every precaution under the sun to keep the set safe. That means they have had countless meetings with the crew and studios to ensure such actions taken place. Most likely this was not the first time he or someone else had caught someone not following the rules - this sounds like his breaking point after have given plenty of warnings prior and was fed up with having to babysit.
They had to drop the prices because they know the Komodo is going to take their market.
Talk about the Tilta controversies from this year and from previous years.