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Employee lifeless after office incident at northern Alberta oilsands web site 1

An investigation is underway after a male employee died following an incident on the Fort Hills oilsands web site in northern Alberta on Monday.

A spokesperson for the development agency Ledcor advised International Information certainly one of its staff was the individual killed.

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David Hoff stated the incident occurred within the afternoon whereas the employee was doing upkeep on the Suncor web site.

Hoff stated each Ledcor and Suncor have been conducting investigations into the incident as was a authorities company. Which authorities company that’s was not disclosed.

“Emergency companies have been instantly contacted and attended on-site,” Hoff stated, studying an announcement after the incident occurred. “Skilled grief counselling and assist has been prolonged to all impacted personnel.

“Ledcor executives, managers and staff prolong their ideas and prayers to the deceased’s household, buddies and work colleagues.”

A spokesperson for Alberta Occupational Well being and Security advised International Information OHS was notified of the incident and personnel have been dispatched to the scene however that no additional particulars have been obtainable.

Hoff stated all “native upkeep work” was halted after the incident unfolded and {that a} determination on what sort of work, if any, would resume on Tuesday can be made on that morning.

The Fort Hills web site is positioned about 85 kilometres north of Fort McMurray.

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