Posts Tagged As: Death on the Job in Alberta

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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Blog Post #340 – $1.5 Million Penalty for Workplace Accident in Alberta – Congratulations!

Posted by Shane Todd on January 30, 2013

SSEC Canada Ltd., the Canadian subsidiary of Sinopec Shanghai Engineering, has been ordered to pay $1.5 million in relation to a workplace accident that killed two foreign nationals and injured three others in Alberta. The fine is widely being reported as the largest fine imposed for a workplace accident in Alberta.

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