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Ministry of Labour called in after man injured on Guelph construction site

Male, 20, cuts leg while using skill saw
GuelphToday file photo

The province’s Ministry of Labour will be investigating after a worker was injured Tuesday morning at a Guelph construction site, report Guelph police.

A 911 call was received from a job site in the area of Westmount Road and Speedvale Avenue West approximately 7:30 a.m. A 20-year-old male employee was cutting wood with a skill saw when it came into contact with his leg, causing a 12-centimetre laceration. He was transported to hospital by Guelph Wellington Paramedic Service for treatment.

The Ministry was contacted and has taken over the investigation.