USW says previous inquiries into explosions at Babine Forest Products and Lakeland Mills raised more questions than answers.
Focus on risk reduction with a two-pronged approach of inspections and employer self-evaluations.
Oil and gas, forestry, pipeline construction, highway maintenance and mining at greatest risk.
57-year old Jim Macleod had worked at the mill for 37 years, and was an active member of the local Unifor union.
Aacetylene gas tank was somehow placed near a shearing machine at ABC Recycling.
Family members allege provincial agency was negligent in its inspections and investigations of the sawmills
Excessive sawdust buildup observed before Lakeland mill exploded killing workers.
BC Coroner’s office to hold a public inquest into the two Burns Lake Forest Products mill deaths.
Casual, part-timer part of a clan-up crew at the lumber manufacturing facility.