The company's management present their condolences to the families
SHERBROOKE, QC, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the news of the
death of two of its employees as a result of the incident that occurred
this afternoon at their facilities in Sherbrooke, Neptune Technologies
& Bioressources' management wishes to extend their most sincere
condolences to the victims' families and friends.
"We are shocked and stunned by this afternoon's event. Our thoughts are
with the families affected," said Mr. Michel Chartrand, Chief Operating
Officer, Neptune Technologies & Bioressources. "Our thoughts are also
with all those who were injured as a result of this incident and we
sincerely hope that they recover."
In collaboration with the public health authorities, the City of
Sherbrooke Police Department as well as with the Fire and Emergency
services, the company is doing everything it can to understand what
happened. With the help of the Commission de la santé et de la
sécurité du travail (CSST), Neptune Technologies & Bioressources is
providing their employees with counselling services to ensure that they
have access to appropriate support under these circumstances.
"As soon as we were notified of the situation, we made our way to
Sherbrooke. Upon our arrival, we began working with emergency services
to understand what caused this incident. We will continue to closely
collaborate with them for as long as it is necessary. We want to
understand what happened," concluded Mr. Chartrand.
SOURCE: NEPTUNE TECHNOLOGIES & BIORESSOURCES INC.
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