New worker safety review underway seven years after BC mill explosions
USW says previous inquiries into explosions at Babine Forest Products and Lakeland Mills raised more questions than answers.
WorkSafeBC strategy to reduce serious injuries in manufacturing
Focus on risk reduction with a two-pronged approach of inspections and employer self-evaluations.
WorkSafeBC says employers need avalanche protection plan for backcountry workers
Oil and gas, forestry, pipeline construction, highway maintenance and mining at greatest risk.
Worker killed at BC Domtar mill identified
57-year old Jim Macleod had worked at the mill for 37 years, and was an active member of the local Unifor union.
Worker injured after blast and fire at recycling plant in BC
Aacetylene gas tank was somehow placed near a shearing machine at ABC Recycling.
WorkSafeBC sued over 2012 mill explosions
Family members allege provincial agency was negligent in its inspections and investigations of the sawmills
Warning second BC sawmill could blow, but no preventative steps
Excessive sawdust buildup observed before Lakeland mill exploded killing workers.
Sawmill sues Toshiba over motor that sparked deadly blast
BC Coroner’s office to hold a public inquest into the two Burns Lake Forest Products mill deaths.
Worker, 18, dies after becoming entangled in BC planer mill conveyor belt
Casual, part-timer part of a clan-up crew at the lumber manufacturing facility.