Incident at Resolute Sawmill results in fatality

By Leith Dunick
Thunder Bay News Watch
January 25, 2024
Category: Health & Safety
Region: Canada, Canada East

THUNDER BAY, Ontario – An external contractor at the Resolute Sawmill on Darrel Avenue has died as the result of an incident that occurred on Wednesday. Louis Bouchard, VP of public affairs, confirmed the death on Jan. 25. “The precise circumstances leading to the incident are currently under investigation. Resolute is fully supporting its contractor and the relevant authorities in their investigation,” Bouchard said. The Ministry of Labour confirmed the victim, an employee of Dallan Forestry, was injured by a log loader vehicle. …“Support measures have been deployed for people affected by this event in order to help them in this difficult period,” Bouchard said. “All our thoughts are with the victim’s family and loved ones.” The Ministry of Labour said their investigation remains ongoing.

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