Worker critically injured in fall at Squamish site

Man taken to hospital in air ambulance on June 5

An ambulance, fire truck and Squamish RCMP were called to a worksite on Third Avenue on June 5 after a worker was injured in a fall.

Emergency services were called just before 4:30 p.m.           

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Another worker on the site told The Chief the injured man fell around eight feet onto a piece of rebar.

A communications person with BC Emergency Health Services confirmed one patient is being taken to hospital in critical condition. An air ambulance was on the way just before 5 p.m. Wednesday.

On June 6, WorkSafeBC informed The Chief that the organization is sending an officer to look into what happened. An inspection report will be generated.

-With a file from Steven Chua

***Last updated June 6, 11:57 a.m.

The Chief will update this story if more information becomes available.

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