WorkSafeBC asked the Crown to look into whether charges should be laid in two sawmill explosions that killed four workers and injured 42 others earlier this year. BC’s Steelworkers Union supports the Crown’s investigation, saying it wants companies held accountable if there are safety violations. Earlier RCMP investigations ruled out criminal negligence in both explosions. But the WorkSafeBC investigations discovered safety violations in both incidents.
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