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Blog Post #390 – No Charges in Oil Site Death in Alberta – (What, not again?)

Article first Published by the OH&S Canada magazine

March 2009 – Andrew D’Cruz
Provincial officials in Alberta have opted not to pursue charges in connection with the death of a worker last April at the Muskeg River site, then jointly operated by Shell Canada and Albian Sands Energy Inc.

Christopher Allen Vanmoorsel, 26, died at about 8 pm when a 280-tonne heavy-haul truck ran over the pick-up truck he was driving near a work site 75 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. The Caterpillar 797B is one of the largest mechanical dump trucks, measuring 10 metres wide, 14 metres long and seven metres tall when empty.

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