Workplace Injury

Dawson Creek

2017-10-24 03:24 PDT

File # 2017-7810

On Monday, October 23rd, 2017, the Dawson Creek RCMP received a report of a workplace injury at a local business.

It was reported that a light tower trailer fell approximately 18 inches on top of a worker and pinning him beneath the tongue of the trailer. Due to the quick thinking of a co-worker the trailer was lifted off the male and paramedics arrived to provide medical assistance.

The worker suffered major injuries and has been air lifted to another hospital.

The Dawson Creek RCMP are assisting Workplace Safe BC in their investigation.
 

Released by

Cst. Jaime Ekkel

Media Relations Officer
Dawson Creek RCMP
1230 102nd Ave, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4V3
Office: 250-784-3700
Fax: 250-784-3721

Email: jaime.ekkel@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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