March 2: Worker Dies from Head Injury at Sawmill

A 52-year-old worker died from a head injury sustained in the chipper building at the J.D. Irving, Ltd., Sawmill Division site in Sussex. WorkSafeNB issued a stop work order not to disturb the scene. An ongoing investigation will help WorkSafeNB determine how the fatality may have been prevented and whether there were any violations of the OHS Act or its regulations.