WorkSafeBC, coroners investigating Kamloops workplace death

Workplace death probed

WorkSafeBC and the BC Coroners Service are investigating a death at a Kamloops workplace.

An employee died following an incident at River City Fibre on Mission Flats Road on Friday.

A WorkSafeBC representative said the agency was notified at about 10 a.m. on Friday.

“WorkSafeBC’s prevention and investigations teams responded to the incident and an investigation has been launched,” Samantha Pinto said in an email to Castanet Kamloops.

“We do not have any additional information that can be shared at this time.”

A spokesman confirmed the BC Coroners Service is investigating, as well, but said no information can be shared at this point.

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