Man killed in northern Alberta drilling rig incident: RCMP
Alberta Occupational Health and Safety is investigating after a 31-year-old man was killed in a workplace incident in the northern part of the province Sunday night.
In a news release issued on Monday, the RCMP said its officers and other emergency crews were called to an incident at a worksite about 60 kilometres south of Grande Prairie.
Police said the man died of his injuries after he was “struck by heavy machinery during worksite operations” at a site near Wapiti Road.
OHS said the fatal incident happened at a drilling rig site at around 9:30 a.m. The employer is Precision Drilling.
OHS has not issued any orders.
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