Port Coquitlam worker overcome by paint fumes faints, rushed to hospital

Vancouver, BC, Canada / (CKNW AM) AM980

A worker has been rushed to hospital after being overcome by paint fumes at a building in an industrial zone in the 17-hundred block of Coast Meridian Road in Port Coquitlam.

The fumes seemed to build up.

He passed out.

Workers nearby came upon him and dragged him out.

WorkSafeBC investigators are checking into it.

Crews have now cleaned up and are leaving the scene.


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