Continental Pipeline fined $150,000 by WorkSafeBC after dozer accident

Continental Pipeline fined $150,000 by WorkSafeBC after dozer accident

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According to EnergeticCity Fort St. John, a now-defunct Continental Pipeline and Facility has been served with a $150,000 fine by WorksafeBC after an incident that the board called a “high-risk violation.”

The incident in question happened on December 1st last year at a job site approximately 50 kilometres near of Pink Mountain off the Jedney Road when a Continental employee was pinned between the tracks and frame of bulldozer. While guiding a tanker-trailer combo down a 20 percent grade hill with a bulldozer, the worker attempted to exit the dozer, at which point he became trapped.

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