A Bella Bella company was fined $2500 for failure to comply with WorkSafeBC regulations.
The official WSBC report states: Krysztof Machaj failed to comply with WorkSafeBC orders issued as a result of multiple safety violations.
The employer did not ensure that two divers had current medical certifications before starting diving operations, and he did not keep each diver’s medical certification at the dive site as required.
On board the employer’s vessel, the air supplied by compressors used for breathing air in diving operations had not been tested as required.
The employer also failed to provide at the dive site all the equipment and information required, including the location and phone number of the nearest hospital, a first aid kit, and an oxygen therapy unit.”