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Worker injured at quarry site on Virolainen Road

A 24-year-old male was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after getting an arm caught in a conveyor belt.
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GORHAM, Ont. - The Ministry of Labour is investigating following a worksite injury at a quarry site in the Township of Gorham.

According to the Ontario Provincial Police, officers with the Thunder Bay detachment received reports of an injury at a quarry site on Virolainen Road off Highway 589.

A 24-year-old male caught his arm in a conveyor belt. Superior North EMS attended the scene along with OPP and he was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre with non-life threatening injuries.

The Ministry of Labour was contacted and the investigation is ongoing.




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