Man involved in an industrial accident receives first aid

1 October 2020
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1 October 2020, Comments: 0

A man in his 50s died in an industrial accident. The Ministry of Labour launched an investigation after a man fell from a height.

Workplace dangers

According to Const. David Hopkinson, the Toronto police received a call about a man having fallen at an industrial site near Eddystone Avenue and Oakdale Road.

The Toronto Paramedics spokesperson Steve Henderson stated that the man was breathing when he was transported to a trauma center with life-threatening injuries. While on the way, he was given first aid care.

After 3 hours, the police announced that the victim was declared dead. A Ministry of Labour investigation was launched.

According to Toronto Fire, the man fell off either a ladder or a forklift while painting at White Gold Food which is a food manufacturing company that produces Indian sweets and frozen snacks.

Enrolling in a first aid course is essential to be prepared in case of emergencies whether at home or in the workplace.

Henderson confirmed that the man fell from a height but stated that were conflicting details on whether he was on the ladder or forklift.

Being prepared in the workplace with first aid training

Enrolling in a first aid course is essential to be prepared in case of emergencies whether at home or in the workplace. You will learn the necessary life-saving tools to help others during emergencies.

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Learn how to help by enrolling in a first aid course and for more information, check out these sources:

https://www.wikihow.com/Do-Basic-First-Aid

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/default.htm

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/bleeding-cuts-wounds

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