WorkSafeBC is investigating after a death at a Kitimat concrete plant last Friday (Oct. 23) (Black Press file photo)

WorkSafeBC is investigating after a death at a Kitimat concrete plant last Friday (Oct. 23) (Black Press file photo)

BC Coroners Service, WorkSafeBC investigating after death at Kitimat worksite

The fatality occurred last Friday (Oct. 23) and investigations into the incident are underway

The BC Coroners Service and WorkSafeBC are investigating after a man died at a worksite in Kitimat last Friday (Oct. 23).

WorkSafeBC confirmed that their Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) team is investigating a fatality at an asphalt and concrete plant here in town, and the BC Coroners Service confirmed the coroner is investigating the death, as well.

WorkSafeBC said the primary purpose of an investigation is to determine the cause of the incident, including any contributing factors, so that similar incidents can be prevented in the future.

Both organizations said that no further details are available at this time while the investigations are underway.

More information to come.



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