WorkSafeBC approved poultry plant’s COVID-19 plan as outbreak began
By NEWS 1130News Farmer Health/Safety COVID19
Conflicting assessments revealed in government documents.
On April 23, 2020, the Fraser Health Authority forced a Coquitlam, B.C., poultry plant to close, citing a COVID-19 outbreak among its workers and an inadequate coronavirus safety plan.
Two days earlier, WorkSafeBC – seemingly unaware the workforce had been exposed to the virus – had inspected Superior Poultry Processors and found no fault with its pandemic protocols.
The conflicting assessments are revealed in documents obtained by media via freedom-of-information requests.
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