NewsNov 23, 2020

November 23 Update: Confirmed positive COVID-19 cases at the LNG Canada project site

Northern Health Authority has confirmed additional positive COVID-19 cases at the LNG Canada Project site in Kitimat, B.C. All affected individuals have been placed in isolation and are being cared for in their homes or at the project’s on-site facilities by medical and support staff. Contact management and tracing have gone well, and will continue. We send our good thoughts to all those who have tested positive and wish them a swift recovery.

All cases have occurred in the same general work location. There are no public exposures in Kitimat resulting from the event at this time.

COVID-19-related data and information are within the Northern Health jurisdiction, and information relating to cases and individuals are subject to strict privacy laws. Questions with respect to such information should be directed to Northern Health.

The safety of our workforce and those in the surrounding community is our priority. More information about the measures we have in place can be found on the dedicated pages on our websites at www.lngcanada.ca and www.jfjvkitimat.com.

Below are new actions we are taking to manage this specific situation.


UPDATED COVID-19 MEASURES AND INFORMATION

  • Thorough disinfection and sanitization, including electro-static cleaning, of the impacted work areas have occurred.
  • Our work from home policy has been reinstated for non-essential staff.
  • We are actively reviewing our COVID-19 safety plans with Northern Health and will make all necessary updates as they are identified.

LNG Canada and JGC I Fluor JV continue to work closely with Northern Health and related health authorities. As always, we will continue to monitor the situation and adjust our plans and actions as required.

Take care and stay safe.

Vince Kenny
LNG Canada Construction Manager

Berni Molz
JGC Fluor Construction Director


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