Slab Of Quartz Falls On Worker - One Transported To Hospital With Serious Injuries

Source: Area OPP
Date: Wed Aug 15 04:01:42 MST 2018

(PUSLINCH TOWNSHIP, ON) - Today at approximately 10:40 a.m. members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Puslinch Fire and Rescue Services responded to a medical assist call at a residence under construction on Concession 1 in Puslinch Township.

Investigation revealed that a 24-year-old sub-contractor was injured when a slab of quartz that was being installed fell on him. The male from Hamilton was transported to a Cambridge hospital with serious injuries.

Ministry of Labour (MOL) has been notified and will be attending the scene.


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