OHS Canada Magazine

Man killed by heavy machinery third workplace death in Alberta this month

March 13, 2019
By The Canadian Press
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GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – Alberta Occupational Health and Safety is investigating a third workplace fatality in the province in about a week.

The latest death occurred around 10:30 p.m. Sunday, about 60 kilometres south of Grande Prairie. RCMP say a 31-year-old man was struck by heavy machinery.

No other details have been released.

A 37-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle while working near Grande Prairie on Mar. 4.

Another worker died the same day in a fall at an apartment complex under construction in Leduc.


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