Thunder Bay

Labour ministry investigating workplace accident at Resolute sawmill

Ontario's Ministry of Labour is investigating a workplace accident that sent a Resolute employee to the hospital on Saturday.
Ontario's Ministry of Labour is investigating a workplace accident at Resolute's Thunder Bay sawmill that sent an employee to hospital on Saturday. (Supplied)

Ontario's Ministry of Labour is investigating a workplace accident that sent a Resolute employee to the hospital on Saturday.

Thunder Bay police said officers were called to the Resolute sawmill on Darrel Avenue at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday with reports of an accident. A worker was taken to hospital, and police notified the ministry.

A ministry spokesperson said the worker was injured by a piece of equipment, but no further details were provided.

The spokesperson said a ministry inspector and engineer visited the site on Monday.

No orders or requirements have been issued. The investigation is ongoing.