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Worker dies at Flamborough quarry


June 25, 2014
By Rock to Road

June 25, 2014, Flamborough, Ont. – Tragedy has struck the
aggregates industry as a worker has been killed at an Ontario quarry.

June 25, 2014, Flamborough, Ont. – Tragedy has struck the
aggregates industry as a worker has been killed at an Ontario quarry.

 

According to a report from the Hamilton Spectator, emergency
crews were called to a facility at the Carmeuse Lime Quarry just before 2p.m.
An air ambulance was originally called for the man, but was called off after he
was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The 29-year-old man was working as a welder at the quarry. He was found on a second story platform near the kilns. While there has been no confirmation of how the death
occurred, there is speculation that it might have been the result of a fall.

 

The Ministry of Labour was called in to conduct an investigation.

 

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