Feb. 13: Government Releases Report on Sawmill Tragedy
The government released its report into the tragedy at the Babine Forest Products sawmill. The report found that WorkSafeBC paid insufficient attention to important legal precedents on the legitimate gathering of evidence for prosecution purposes. It also includes recommendations in four areas:
- Measures to improve interaction between investigating and prosecuting agencies
- Improvement of policies, procedures and communications within WorkSafeBC
- Enhanced training and improved working relationships
- Moving forward.