Young Richmond worker’s fatal accident caused by unsafe worksite: WorkSafeBC

Richmond News | March 10, 2023

A recent WorkSafeBC report revealed a young Richmond worker’s fatal work injury was caused by the lack of a designated walkway and an unsafe worksite.

The Richmond News previously reported in May 2021 that a woman had succumbed to her injuries after an industrial accident in North Hamilton.

According to WorkSafeBC’s investigation report, Tree Island Industries had violated the Workers Compensation Act and its own safety regulations by failing to ensure the health and safety of all workers and failing to provide a work area for safe movement.

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