March 14, 2018 2:23 pm
Updated: March 14, 2018 2:49 pm

22-year-old man dead after work site fall in Burnside

File - A 22-year-old man has died after a fall at a workplace in Burnside, N.S., on March 13, 2018

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A 22-year-old man has died after a fall at a workplace in Burnside, N.S., on Tuesday.

Halifax Regional Police say the incident took place at 10:12 a.m. at the Kent Building Supplies building currently under construction at 680 Cutler Ave.

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The man sustained serious injuries when he fell and was transported to hospital. He later died from his injuries.

According to Nova Scotia’s department of labour, a stop-work order has been placed on working at heights at the site due to incident.

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The province’s occupational health and safety division is on site and is investigating.

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