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WorkSafeNB investigates fatal workplace incident

October 28, 2014

WorkSafeNB and the RCMP are investigating a workplace incident near Caraquet, New Brunswick, on October 27 that took the life of a heavy equipment operator.

The worker died at approximately 2:15 p.m. after heavy equipment rolled over and fell into water at the bottom of a gravel pit. The operator was trapped beneath the water.

The deceased was part of a crew working on a Highway 11 construction project.


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