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CanadaOilfield worker dies on the job near Stoughton, Sask.

18:21  20 august  2019
18:21  20 august  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

CN employee dies after rail car derails, flips on its side at Concord rail yard

CN employee dies after rail car derails, flips on its side at Concord rail yard A CN Rail spokesperson has confirmed that a fatal incident involving an employee took place at its MacMillan Yard rail yards early Thursday in Concord. “We want to offer our sincere condolences to the employee’s friends, family, loved ones, and community in these tragic times,” CN spokesperson Jonathan Abecassis. He wouldn’t reveal the identity and gender of the victim “out of respect for the family and the deceased.” York Region police were called to the rail yard at 1:55 a.m. to find an employee pinned under a derailed car, Const. Andy Pattenden said. Police said a rail car derailed and flipped on its side. The MacMillan Yard, in the Langstaff and Creditstone Rds.

Worker killed at southeast Sask . oilfield site. A service rig crew performs maintenance and repair work on an oilfield pumpjack and well head site near Halkirk, Alta The company was unable to comment on the incident further, as internal and external investigations into the cause of death are ongoing.

+ The 27-year-old oilfield employee who died in a workplace incident east of Estevan, Sask . is being remembered by his hockey teammates. On Aug. 22, Dustin Pratt died at an oilfield site near Alameda, Sask . in southeast Saskatchewan.

Oilfield worker dies on the job near Stoughton, Sask.© Courtesy / Getty Images According to a statement released by Crescent Point Energy, an oil worker died on the job at one of their sites near Stoughton, Sask. on Monday.

An oil worker in Saskatchewan died on the job on Monday.

According to a statement released by Crescent Point Energy, an Aaron Well Servicing employee passed away on one of their sites near Stoughton.

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Site operations were shut down while the company initiated their corporate emergency response, ensuring the “ongoing safety of staff, the community and environment.”

STARS was called to the scene shortly before 1 p.m.

'Not the recommended procedure:' Sask. gas station owner breaks leg trying to stop thieves

'Not the recommended procedure:' Sask. gas station owner breaks leg trying to stop thieves Trent Riel broke his leg Tuesday morning while trying to stop two men from driving away without paying for gas at his family's Tempo station in Holbein, Sask. Riel said he became suspicious when the driver entered the station, then wanted to leave to ask if his friend in the truck wanted anything. The driver then ran out of the store, fired up his truck and tried to get away. That's when Riel says sprung into action. "I reached in the window, and I figured I might try to just grab the keys or something and shut him down," he said. "I kind of got caught up in the ledge there and then he sped off.

+ The Office of the Chief Coroner is investigating after a 27-year-old man died at an oilfield site near Alameda, Sask . Monday. According to the chief coroner, the death is considered work -related and there is no indication of foul play. On Aug.

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The release states external and internal investigations into the death are ongoing.

More details to come…

15-year-old dies after stabbing in Brandon.
A 15-year-old boy is dead and another faces first-degree murder charges after a stabbing in Brandon, Man., on Wednesday. Police were called to 534 Louise Ave. just before 7 p.m., where they found an unresponsive teenager. Officers performed CPR on the boy until Brandon emergency services arrived at the apartment building. The boy was taken to the Brandon Regional Health Centre, where he was pronounced dead. Police remained at the apartment building into the evening, Staff Sgt. Guy Roberts said Another 15-year-old boy was arrested.

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