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WorkSafeBC standing by penalties for Babine sawmill explosion

Nov. 17, 2017 - WorkSafeBC said it is upholding its decision to impose more than $1 million worth of penalties against Babine Forest Products for a major explosion and fire at its Burns Lake sawmill in 2012.

The explosion killed two people and injured more than 20 others.

WorkSafeBC determined the cause of the explosion and fire to be wood dust. Read the full story by the Prince George Citizen.