Department of Labour investigating workplace accident in Halifax  

Halifax Regional Police, which investigated Chelsea's case, refused to provide an interview for this story. Lee Brown/The Canadian Press

The Department of Labour is investigating a workplace accident that saw a man fall during the demolition of a building on Monday.

Halifax Regional Police say they responded to the accident at 20 Titus Street at around 1:45 p.m.

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Police say the 57-year-old man fell from the second story of the residence.

He was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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On Tuesday, the Department of Labour confirmed an investigation is underway and that a stop-work order has been issued on the demolition work.

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“Two follow-up orders were issued; one for a demolition plan and another for a hazard assessment,” the Department of Labour said in a statement Tuesday.

No other details have been released.

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