Worker at Site C dies on construction site

Must Read

Dawson Creek RCMP detachment experiencing phone system issues

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - Dawson Creek RCMP are reporting an issue with their phone system at the detachment. According to...

Inland opens new Fort St. John Facility at existing location

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Inland is announcing the completion of their new Fort St. John facility. According to Inland, ...

Northern Health Region sees 11 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

VICTORIA, B.C. – 11 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Friday, bringing the total in the Northern Health...

On Saturday afternoon, an ATCO employee collapsed while working on assembling a trailer unit at the temporary site for accommodation.

While first aid, RCMP, and paramedics responded right away, the worker was unresponsive, and pronounced dead.

BC Hydro’s Dave Conway confirmed that work on the site was stopped immediately, and some of the work restarted on Sunday. The work by ATCO resumed on Monday out of respect for the man who passed, Shauna Peets with ATCO said.

- Advertisement -

Scott McCloy of WorkSafe BC says the incident is still being investigated, but the death does not appear to be work-related at this point.

 

- Advertisement -

Community Interviews with Moose FM


Subscribe to our newsletter

Get the latest news delivered to your mailbox every morning.

More Articles Like This