The Sullivan Incident

May 25, 2006: Sullivan Mine Incident

British Columbia's Chief Inspector of Mines issues a Directive and a Hazard Alert of May 25, 2006 as a result of the investigation into the incident at the closed Sullivan Mine. 

The Chief Inspector of Mines concluded that the tragic circumstances that led to four fatalities at a water sampling shed at the decommissioned Sullivan mine on May 15-17, 2006 were unprecedented and that the incident was caused by an oxygen-deficient atmosphere.

Additional Information

BC Ambulance Service Report

Technical Panel Reports