Suncor reports oil sands employee fatality

Suncor Energy Inc. reported a fatality occurred Jan. 19 at its oil sands site after an employee was unable to be located earlier in the day.

The company said it’s working with the appropriate authorities and will complete a full investigation into the cause of the incident.

Upon being notified of the missing employee, Suncor activated its emergency response plan, began full-scale search operations, and notified the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Alberta Occupational Health and Safety.

The employee was found a few hours later and was declared deceased at the scene.

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