by two ranch residents, ages 14 and 15, who then fled in a truck owned by the facility. Fort Saskatchewan RCMP and emergency medical services were not called to the ranch until 1:15 a.m., where they found the woman suffering serious injuries. One of the teens turned himself in to Edmonton police at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, while the other was arrested in the city just after 8 p.m. that night. Both are charged with attempted murder , theft of a vehicle, breach of probation and breach of recognizance. Neither can be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act. Occupational Health and Safety investigators have been at the ranch since Sunday, though there is no stop-work order in place. “Even when every precaution is taken, unexpected incidents can occur, and we have procedures in place to support an appropriate and rapid response,” said a statement issued Monday. “At this time, our focus is on supporting the injured staff member, staff who responded and the youth in our care.” The organization added there wouldn’t be further comment on active investigations. Labour Minister Christina Gray called the incident “horrible.” “I’ve been saying since becoming minister that everyone should be able to go to work and come home safely, and what happened to this woman should not happen to any Alberta employee,” she said. An OHS investigation can take months, but Gray said the government will apply everything it learns from that report “to make sure this doesn’t happen again.” Gray said the government is planning to soon review Alberta’s labour legislation, including OHS.
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