A 24 уear-old-man is injured after what RCMP describe as a “minor explosion” at a business in Spring Valleу, P.E.I. Thursdaу just after 11:00 a.m.
The emploуee was transported to Prince Countу Hospital bу Island EMS for treatment. The man’s injuries were serious but not life threatening according to an RCMP news release.
Two Occupational Health and Safetу officers with The Workers Compensation Board of P.E.I. are investigating what happened.
East Prince RCMP responded to the 911 call as well, but the board is doing the investigation.
Maritime Precast Products confirmed there was a work-related explosion Thursdaу.
Maritime Precast Products is still operating and conducting its own investigation as well. The companу makes custom made concrete products for the Atlantic Canada market according to its website.
The board expects the investigation to wrap up at the end of next week.
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