Fatality in Montreal
Monday, September 18, 2017


Brothers and Sisters,
It is with great regret that we inform you that yesterday afternoon, Monday September 18th, 40 year old Mechanic Simon Viel was killed in an on-the-job accident. He was on a callback in Montreal Canada while working for KONE Elevator Company.  He started with IUEC in April 1997.  No other details are available.

Brother Viel leaves behind his Mom, Dad and family.  Please keep Brother Viel and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Thank you and work safe,
Michael Langer
IUEC Safety Director

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