APS Mourns Death of Employee

Mar 23, 2022
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In a deeply unfortunate incident that has shaken the Barrett Propane Prescott community, we were devastated to learn about the tragic death of one of our employees at Arizona Public Service (APS). Our hearts go out to the bereaved family in this time of immense grief and sorrow.

Unearthing the Details

At Barrett Propane Prescott, it is with great sadness that we provide insight into the incident that took the life of our esteemed employee. While such incidents are unfortunate and tragic, it is important for us to openly share the details and emphasize the importance of safety in the workplace.

The incident occurred on [date], involving [employee name], who was a dedicated member of our team. [Employee name] was involved in an accident while carrying out [specific duties or tasks]. Despite immediate medical attention, [employee name] sadly succumbed to their injuries.

A Tragic Loss and the Impact on Our Community

The loss of [employee name] has created a void within the Barrett Propane Prescott family, as well as in the wider community. Their contributions to our company and the exceptional service they provided will not be forgotten. We stand together as a united team, offering our deepest condolences to the family and friends affected by this profound loss.

As a company, we recognize the immense value of our employees and their dedication to serving our community. Their safety and well-being are of paramount importance, and we continuously strive to maintain the highest standards in workplace safety.

Maintaining a Commitment to Safety

Barrett Propane Prescott is committed to fostering a safe and secure working environment for all employees. We have stringent safety protocols in place, ensuring that every staff member is well-trained and equipped to carry out their duties safely and efficiently.

Our safety measures encompass regular inspections, comprehensive risk assessments, and ongoing training sessions that address potential hazards specific to our industry. We provide our employees with the necessary knowledge, tools, and support to embrace a safety-conscious mindset throughout their workday.

Supporting Our Employees and Their Families

In times of tragedy, our company stands united in providing support and resources for our employees and their families. We understand that grief takes time to heal, and we extend a helping hand to assist our colleagues during this difficult period.

Barrett Propane Prescott offers various employee assistance programs to ensure the emotional well-being of our staff members. We provide access to counseling services, grief support, and other resources aimed at helping our employees cope with loss and navigate the healing process.

Remembering [Employee Name]

As we pay tribute to [employee name]'s life, we remember their remarkable dedication and invaluable contributions to our company. They will forever remain in our thoughts, and their legacy will continue to inspire us as we carry on their work and honor their memory.

Once again, we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of [employee name]. We stand together as a compassionate community, offering our unwavering support during this time of mourning.


The tragic loss of [employee name] serves as a poignant reminder of the importance of workplace safety. At Barrett Propane Prescott, we are committed to continuously improving and strengthening our safety measures to ensure the well-being of every member of our team.

Our thoughts and prayers remain with [employee name]'s family and friends, and we strive to honor their memory by fostering a culture of safety and support within our company.

Afton Giles
This is a devastating loss for APS and the community. My thoughts are with the employee's family.
Nov 8, 2023