Firm fined $15K after men crushed to death at B.C. lumber yard

WorkSafeBC investigators have finished their investigation into the deaths of Yun Zhao Yang, 60, of Surrey and Guiming Chen, 65, of New Westminster, who both died Jan. 23, 2016. (Kamil Karamali)

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A lumber firm has been fined just under $16,000 over the deaths of two workers who were crushed to death at its lumber yard in New Westminster, B.C.

Two men, both in their 60s, were killed after being buried beneath a load of lumber at United Gateway Logistics Inc. on Jan. 23, 2016. There were no witnesses to the incident and it was left to investigators to figure out what had happened.

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Source: CBC News

 

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