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Quebec firefighters who drowned in water rescue lacked training, says workplace safety board

By Rachel Watts, CBC News   

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Mar. 28, 2024, Quebec, Que. – A lack of training, preventive planning and poor response management resulted in the deaths of two firefighters last year, says Quebec’s workplace health and safety board. An investigation into the deaths of Régis Lavoie, 55, and Christopher Lavoie, 23, — who were not related — also found that they didn’t use or have the proper equipment to intervene in a water rescue. | READ MORE

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