TIVERTON, ONT. — Bruce Power will be providing 600,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to help support the province’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure frontline workers have the protection they need to continue to support Ontario’s families and communities.
Bruce Power’s commitment includes masks, gloves and gowns for safety protection, the company announced April 1.
“We look forward to using our logistics and supply chain to get this equipment to the front lines as soon as possible through local and provincial organizations, our counties in southwestern Ontario, and the Ministry of Health,” said Mike Rencheck, the company’s president and CEO, in a statement.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford expressed his gratitude to Bruce Power for their work and their equipment contribution.
“I want to thank all of Ontario’s power workers, including the 4,000 hard-working employees at Bruce Power, who are keeping the lights on for Ontario families and businesses,” said the Premier in a statement.
“I also want to thank Bruce Power for doing its part to fight COVID-19 by donating 600,000 pieces of PPE and producing the isotopes needed to sterilize medical equipment for our front-line workers. By working together, we can beat this virus and keep all Ontarians safe and healthy.”