(Sainte-Marie-De-Beauce) The worker who was in critical condition after a possible fall that occurred Thursday afternoon in a factory in Sainte-Marie, Beauce, succumbed to his injuries.
The management of the Scierie Alexandre Lemay confirmed the death of the employee, without however revealing his identity, on Friday.
“We are greatly saddened by this event and we offer our deepest condolences to family, friends and colleagues,” the company said in a brief statement.
The man in his fifties would have fallen in the building located on the boulevard Vachon Sud, Thursday around 3:45 p.m., indicated the Sûreté du Québec (SQ). Seriously injured, he was taken to a hospital.
Investigators and the forensic identification service of the SQ went on site to establish the causes and the exact circumstances surrounding this event.
The investigation is carried out in collaboration with the Commission for Standards, Equity, Health and Safety at Work (CNESST).
The Scierie Alexandre Lemay says it is collaborating in the investigation.