Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Media Report Cites Workplace Concerns at Site of Alberta Plant Explosion

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Media Report Cites Workplace Concerns at Site of Alberta Plant Explosion

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Plant fires less than two months apart: report

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A media report says a wood pellet plant west of Edmonton where a fire and explosion occurred this week was also the scene of a fire early last month

Three people, including one with serious injuries, were sent to hospital after the blast Monday at the Pinnacle Renewable Energy site in Entwistle.

CTV News says Alberta Labour reports there was a fire at the complex on Jan. 2 that did not result in injuries, although the British-Columbia-based company had to submit an investigation report to the provincial department.

Alberta Labour has also told CTV that Occupational Health and Safety inspections were carried out at the plant in December and again last month following complaints from workers.

CTV says a government spokesperson said the inspections resulted in one work order regarding the safeguarding of equipment. …

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