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Blog Post #46 – Two Men Electrocuted in Edmonton, Alberta – ” Here We Go Again !!!

Excerpts from the Alberta Confederation of Labour

EDMONTON – Two men are dead after farm machinery they were transporting came in contact with an overhead power line Thursday evening.

Occupational Health and Safety sent investigators out to the accident, but they left shortly afterwards without conducting a full investigation. The deaths happened on a farm, and farms aren’t covered under Alberta’s workplace safety laws.

Alberta is the only province in Canada where farm workers are not covered in some capacity by workplace legislation.

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