Serious work accident at Olympic Stadium: A worker reportedly fell from an air duct

Serious work accident at Olympic Stadium: A worker reportedly fell from an air duct

A serious work accident occurred Monday afternoon at a construction site at the base of the Olympic Stadium mast in Montreal.

The accident took place around 12:20 pm.

“The worker fell into an opening in the floor around an air duct,” said Marie-Claude Normandin, spokeswoman for the Commission for Standards, Equity, Health and Safety at Work (CNESST).

According to the Montreal Fire Department, the victim fell about thirty feet, or about 10 meters.

Firefighters specializing in confined space rescues were dispatched to the scene to extricate the victim. They were able to retrieve the man very quickly and then hand him over to the ambulance services.

The seriously injured worker was taken to hospital for treatment. He finds himself between life and death.

“The area has been secured. In case of danger, the site will be closed until it is safe again,” said Mr.me Normandy.

However, the circumstances of the incident were not known till late afternoon.

It is not known what the worker was doing there.

CNESST dispatched inspectors to the accident site to conduct their investigation.

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