Absentmindedness could be to blame for explosionPlant operator suspended without pay after serious safety violation10/28/2013|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 10/28/2013 The dangerous vapour cloud Scott Grant caused at Interprovincial Cooperative in January 2012 continues to cast a shadow over his career. At the time of the incident Grant was working at the company’s Winnipeg, Man., formulation plant as an operator. Grant’s primary function as an operator is to formulate herbicides and pesticides from raw materials. On Jan. 25, 2012, he was formulating a herbicide commonly known as Maverick III. Maverick III is composed of dimethylamine 60 per cent solution (commonly called DMA), glyphosate acid (referred to as "technical") and large quantities of water. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.