Chalk River Information Bulletin

Contractor incident at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ Chalk River site

Chalk River, 2014 December 01 – The following information bulletin is in accordance with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ (CNL) ongoing commitment to voluntary public disclosure of events related to the Chalk River Laboratories.

On Friday, November 28, 2014, an industrial incident occurred on a construction site managed by PCL Constructors at CNL’s Chalk River Laboratories.  During this incident, a sub-contractor of PCL Constructors experienced injuries.

Staff from CNL’s Fire Department and Health Centre, and Renfrew County Paramedic Services responded to assist PCL in providing first aid to the individual. The sub-contractor involved was taken to hospital for assessment and medical treatment, and has since been released.

PCL is currently engaging with the appropriate provincial bodies to complete an investigation of the event. PCL has resumed construction activities this morning Monday, December 1, 2014.


Patrick Quinn
Director, Corporate Communications
CNL, 1-866-886-2325