September 11, 2011
AltaLink Incident Statement
It is with sadness that we advise you about a fatality that happened yesterday involving a contractor working on behalf of AltaLink. The individual was working on an electricity transmission project in the Crowsnest Pass Area.
We have reported the incident to Occupational Health and Safety and will conduct our own investigation. We will let you know more when that is completed.
"My deepest sympathies go out to the family, friends and colleagues of this young man,” says Scott Thon, AltaLink's President and CEO. "Safety is a cornerstone at AltaLink and we are heartbroken from this very sad news."
For more information:
P: (403) 267-2110
C: (403) 801-2363
F: (403) 267-8088
E: leanne [dot] niblock [at] altalink [dot] ca