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Poor rescue plan to blame in search-and-rescue drowning

Nov. 20, 2012, Nelson, B.C. – The drowning of a volunteer search-and-rescue official in British Columbia's Kootenay region last year can be blamed on poor planning and inadequate equipment, a coroner's inquest has heard. Occupational Health & Safety Canada reports.

November 20, 2012
By Occupational Health & Safety Canada

Nov. 20, 2012, Nelson, B.C. – The drowning of a volunteer search-and-rescue official in British Columbia's Kootenay region last year can be blamed on poor planning and inadequate equipment, a coroner's inquest has heard. Occupational Health & Safety Canada reports. | READ MORE