Burns Lake mill fined $56,000 over pellet plant explosion that injured three

BURNS LAKE — British Columbia's workers' compensation authority has fined a Burns Lake company $56,000 in the wake of a 2014 explosion at a wood pellet plant that injured three workers.

WorkSafeBC imposed the penalty against Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. after an investigation report concluded the company failed to maintain safe working conditions and to exercise due diligence.

Pinnacle fell short on providing adequate safety information, training and supervision, the report found.

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