The C-NLOPB announced today that in accordance with the provisions of the Atlantic Accord Acts pertaining to ‘Mandatory Inquiries’, the Board shall establish an inquiry into worker safety associated with the recent helicopter incident in the Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore area.
The inquiry will not examine issues covered by the investigation of the Transportation Safety Board.
While we believe it is important to announce the inquiry at this time, we continue to work on a definition of the mandate, terms of reference, selection of a commissioner for the inquiry, and timeline for inquiry completion.
A further announcement will be made when these details are available.
Sean Kelly APR
Manager of Public Relations
(709) 689-0713 (cell)
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