Worker dies in container yard

A worker lost his life late Monday morning in the container yard of the Medlog company in Montreal, Le Journal learned.

Worker dies in container yard

A worker lost his life late Monday morning in the container yard of the Medlog company in Montreal, Le Journal learned.

“Based on initial information, as the worker fussed around his truck (a road train), it appears that he was run over by his own road train in the Medlog container yard,” confirmed Marie-Claude Normandin, regional communicator at the Commission for Standards, Equity, Health and Safety at Work (CNESST), yesterday.

Yesterday, logistics and supply provider Medlog did not respond to questions from the Journal.

Two inspectors

On its website, Medlog, present in more than 70 countries, offers land transport, customs clearance, deposit and warehousing services.

The company offers door-to-door services throughout North America (Canada, United States and Mexico).

According to our information, two CNESST inspectors went to the scene of the accident on Monday to secure the scene.

"Whenever a serious or fatal accident occurs, CNESST inspectors go to the scene to examine the scene and gather information in order to know the circumstances surrounding the accident," continued Ms. Normandin. , without being able to say more at this stage.

Investigation ?

For the moment, we still do not know the age of the deceased person, and if an investigation has been opened.

"Before confirming whether the CNESST will conduct an investigation following this accident, we must first allow our inspectors to complete the collection of information and carry out certain verifications", concluded Marie-Claude Normandin of the CNESST .

The CNESST investigation reports are used to specify the causes of work accidents and outline the means of prevention that could have been put in place to avoid them.

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