Troy D. Hicks

Photo of Troy D. Hicks , 23
This worker is represented on the LifeQuilt

Troy D. Hicks - 23

Newcastle, NB - Electrical
Troy, our son, was an apprentice with a power company. On November 7, 1992, he was electrocuted while working on a line between Newcastle and Bathurst. The line was under construction, but was energized by induction from an adjacent line.
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In Canada, workplace fatalities claim roughly 1,000 lives every year. Thousands more suffer from serious injuries and illnesses. And every one of those deaths, injuries and illnesses has a devastating effect on family members, friends and co-workers. Through the LifeQuilt, families honoured 100 young workers killed in Canadian workplaces, as well as injured workers, by telling their stories. The following is a list of all young workers represented on the Quilt: