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Worker dies after accident at Calgary cement plant


February 20, 2019
By The Canadian Press

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February 20, 2019 – A worker is dead after an accident at a Calgary cement plant.

Emergency crews were called to the Inland Concrete operation in the city’s northwest on Tuesday.

A man was taken by ambulance for treatment but died of his injuries before reaching hospital.

Occupational Health and Safety has launched an investigation into the fatality, but authorities have not released the man’s name.

Inland Concrete is affiliated with building materials company Lehigh Hanson Canada, which says in a statement that the worker was struck by a concrete block.

The statement says both Inland and Lehigh Hanson are committed to workplace safety.

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