Preventing future tragedies in B.C. sawmills
These are uneasy times for sawmill workers.
Two explosions within three months. Two workers were killed in the Burns Lake fire in January, another two have died in this week's explosion at Lakeland Mill in Prince George.
The province, Worksafe BC, forestry and union officials met yesterday to review sawmill safety.
Steve Hunt, the Western Canadian director for the Steelworker's Union was there. He explains what they want to see done in sawmills to reduce workplace hazards, and Bob Fleet, Vice President of environment and forestory with Tolko Industries explains what his company has been doing to prevent such tragedies.
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