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QEC confirms workplace death of electrician in Naujaat

QEC spokesperson says counselling being made available to employees
An electrician died in a workplace accident in Naujaat on July 5, according to Qulliq Energy Corporation. Wikimedia Commons photo

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) has confirmed a "tragic accident" resulting in the death of an electrician occurred in Naujaat on July 5.

"QEC is deeply saddened," said Natalia Korochkova, manager of corporate communications for QEC. "Our condolences go out to the family, friends and our colleagues affected by this loss."

Korochkova added that the organization "is fully cooperating with the investigation to understand the circumstances that led to this unfortunate incident as the safety and well-being of QEC's employees are our foremost concern."

She stated "that QEC is committed to providing ongoing support to the family during this difficult time and are offering counselling services to all our employees."

No additional details were provided as the investigation is still ongoing. 

Earlier this week, the Workers Safety and Compensation Commission acknowledged it was investigating a workplace death but would not disclose any other information. 

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I attended Trinity College as an undergraduate at the University of Toronto, graduating in 2012 as a Specialist in History. In 2014 I successfully attained a Master of Arts in Modern History from UofT..
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