June 15, 2020 14h47
Updated at 15h18
Death of a 14 year old boy in a work accident in Beauce
A 14-year-old succumbed to his injuries after an accident the forklift this morning in a workshop of Saint-Martin, in the Beauce region. The Sûreté du Québec and the CNESST are on site to investigate.
The emergency services of Ambulance Marlow were called around 8: 30 Monday morning to respond to a work-related accident in a workshop on 7th street West.
A forklift tipped over on its driver, a teenager of 14 years, on the ground outside the business. The worker was seriously injured. He was transported to the hospital of Saint-Georges, where his death has been found.
The Sûreté du Québec, as well as the CNESST are on the scene to conduct their investigation.
There is no minimum age to get a job in Quebec. Before the age of 14 years, parents must provide an authorization.
More details to come…