Archive | February, 2016

Court dismisses charges against asbestos contractor

28. February 2016


Kathleen Ruff, A judge of the British Columbia Supreme Court has dismissed a case brought by WorkSafe BC against an asbestos-removal company. Justice George Macintosh stated that the law protecting workers from asbestos harm (BC Workers’ Compensation Act) is too vague to be enforced. Between 2007 and 2012, WorkSafeBC, which is responsible for enforcing […]

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