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Recommendations in fatal mill fire focus on dust

Jan. 16, 2013, Vancouver - A B.C. safety agency has urged changes for sawmill owners and to the fire and electrical codes in an effort to mitigate the risks posed by explosive levels of wood dust and to avoid the kind of explosion that killed two mill workers last year. The Times Colonist reports.

January 16, 2013
By The Times Colonist

Jan. 16, 2013, Vancouver – A B.C. safety agency has urged changes for sawmill owners and to the
fire and electrical codes in an effort to mitigate the risks posed by
explosive levels of wood dust and to avoid the kind of explosion that
killed two mill workers last year. The Times Colonist reports. | READ MORE