Man injured in workplace accident in Corner Brook

Cory Hurley
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CORNER BROOK  A City Tire and Auto Centre employee was injured while doing a job at Notre Dame Castle Building Centre Thursday.

The Corner Brook RNC responded to the incident, conducted a preliminary investigation and turned the matter over to Occupational Health and Safety. There was nothing criminal involved, according to police.

Const. Scott Mosher said the 49-year-old employee suffered injury to his knee and hand after he was knocked back by some kind of force while inflating a tire on a forklift. Although, unsure exactly what the cause was, he said it was possibly from a tire exploding.

The man was taken to Western Memorial Regional Hospital for treatment, but Mosher had no update on the extent of the injuries.



Organizations: Suto Centre, Western Memorial Regional Hospital

Geographic location: Corner Brook, Notre Dame

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