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Fatal workplace incident at Lucan Biddulph business leaves 1 dead: OPP

Few details have been released about the incident, but police say one person was pronounced dead at the scene as a result. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lars Hagberg

One person is dead and the Ministry of Labour is investigating after what police say was a fatal workplace incident at a business in Lucan Biddulph.

Emergency crews including Middlesex OPP, the Middlesex-London Paramedic Service and Lucan Biddulph Fire responded to the business on Breen Drive around 9:20 a.m. Monday, police said.

Few details have been released about the incident, but police say one person was pronounced dead at the scene as a result.

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In a statement, a Ministry of Labour spokesperson identified the business involved as OJB Industries, which describes itself online as specializing in equipment for the dairy industry.

A police spokesperson said in an email that investigators determined the incident was non-suspicious and that it had been handed off to the ministry. Officers were attempting to locate next of kin.

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Two inspectors with the Ministry of Labour have been assigned to the investigation, the ministry spokesperson said.

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