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WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY - Liability - Offences and enforcement - Fines - Appeals and judicial review

Friday, May 18, 2018 @ 2:13 PM  

Appeal by West Fraser Mills Ltd. (West Fraser) from the judgment of the British Columbia Court of Appeal affirming the decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court which dismissed an application for judicial review of a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal (Tribunal). A tree faller was fatally struck by a rotting tree while working within the area of a forest license held by West Fraser. The faller was employed, not by West Fraser, but by an independent contractor. The Workers’ Compensation Board of British...