Man Hurt in Fall at Plant

Monday, February 20, 2017 @ 06:02 PM gHale


A worker suffered an injury in an industrial accident in Windsor, Ontario, Wednesday night, said officials at Canada’s Ministry of Labour, which is now investigating the incident.

The incident occurred when an electrical contractor fell 12 meters at Southwestern Manufacturing on Peter Street around 7:20 p.m. that caused significant injuries.

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Police got the call saying a man had fallen about 40 feet from a lift.

Ministry investigators said the man was an employee of Cybertech Electrical, and was doing electrical work at the time of the incident.

The man ended up rushed to the hospital in London, but no information is available about the extent of his injuries.

The Ministry has issued an order to not disturb the scene as the investigation continues.



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