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Worker dies at construction site of new Irving Oil headquarters

WorkSafeNB has issued a stop-work order
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A worker has died during the construction of the new Irving Oil headquarters in Saint John, N.B. Kevin Brine/Shutterstock.com

An employee working for a sub-contractor is dead after a workplace accident at the new Irving Oil headquarters in Saint John, N.B. on Monday.

The worker fell at about 1:25 p.m. while working on the construction site and later died in hospital from their injuries.

In accordance with both the Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (RTIPPA) and the Personal Health Information Privacy and Access Act (PHIPPA), WorkSafeNB will not be disclosing the name of the worker or details regarding their death.

WorkSafeNB issued a stop-work order not to disturb the scene and investigators remain on site.
 
The investigation helps WorkSafeNB determine how the fatality may have been prevented and whether there were any violations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act or its regulations.
 

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