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Blog Post #470 – Flawed Demolition Probed

Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine

A building demolition in Vancouver went sideways in June, causing two walls to topple and send dust and rubble into the street.

At about 6 pm on June 10, 2010, workers were in the process of demolishing the building in question when an excavator knocked down a wall and it fell into the street close to a pedestrian and passing car. Shortly thereafter, another wall crumbled, toppling a light standard and sending rubble into the street near a flagger. There were no injuries.

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