Current Conditions

Cloudy
6.7°C

WorkSafeBC investigates death of worker after accident with meat slicer

March 31, 2017 - 9:00 PM

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - WorkSafeBC says a restaurant worker in New Westminster has died after falling onto a meat slicer.

Safety agency spokesman Scott McCloy says an investigation is underway after the worker's arm was nearly severed.

McCloy says in a statement the worker fell onto the machine on March 22 at the Rivers Reach Pub while it was being serviced.

First aid was administered and the man, who has not been named, was rushed to hospital but McCloy says he could not be revived.

News from © The Canadian Press, 2017
The Canadian Press

  • Popular kelowna News
  • Comments
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile