Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Investigates Tri-Region Death

One Man Dead, Five Hospitalized After Suspected Carbon Monoxide Leak in Acheson

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety investigators continue to investigate Dave's Diesel Repair in the Acheson Industrial Park after a fatal workplace incident yesterday.

An official with OHS says they were notified of the incident around 8 a.m. yesterday morning.

Officials say a suspected carbon monoxide leak at Dave's Diesel Repair, which specializes in heavy duty engine repairs and maintenance, sent six men to the hospital yesterday.  Of the six men, one was in critical condition while the others were reported as stable while one the men would tragically pass away.

Parkland County fire crews also responded to the repair shop to help assist and control a hazardous environment.

-TS

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