B.C. worker dies after accident with meat slicer

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NEW WESTMINSTER – 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.

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

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