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One person hospitalized after workplace incident at Evraz Regina

A mechanical issue with a water pipe occurred during steel making at Evraz Regina, resulting in a sudden release of steam inside the shop and injuring a worker. File / Global News

An employee at the Evraz Regina steel plant was sent to hospital for injuries sustained in a workplace incident.

A mechanical issue with a water pipe occurred during steel making in the melt shop, resulting in a sudden release of steam inside the shop Monday afternoon at about 3 p.m., the company said.

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The employee injured in the incident remained hospitalized Tuesday, according to Patrick Waldron, Evraz North America spokesperson.

The mechanical failure and situation are being investigated.

No further details were provided.

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