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Contract worker dies in incident at New Brunswick power facility, officials say

Incident occurred at Belledune generating station on Monday

January 28, 2020
By the Canadian Press
Health & Safety
Human Resources
Occupational Hygiene

BELLEDUNE, N.B. (CP) — Officials in New Brunswick are investigating the death of a worker at an NB Power facility in the northeast of the province.

A spokeswoman for WorkSafeNB confirms an investigation is underway into an incident that resulted in the death of a worker at the Belledune generating station on Monday.

Laragh Dooley says the investigation is active so the agency cannot release any further information.

Meanwhile, NB Power a contract employee was involved.


Spokesman Marc Belliveau says the utility is co-operating fully with WorkSafeNB as it investigates.

Belliveau says the utility will not comment further.

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