OPP Release Identity of Victim In Fatal Workplace Accident


The OPP in Tecumesh have now released the name of the victim who was killed in an industrial accident last week.

He is Michael Cobb, 24,  of Chatham.

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Michael Cobb, victim of April 12, 2018 industrial accident at PSI, Windsor (courtesy McKinlay Funeral Homes website)

He died on April 12, 2018 as a result of the injuries he suffered at Prestressed Systems Inc. on Walker Rd.

Funeral arangements have now been made.

The union, LiUNA Local 625, says a piece of equipment malfunctioned and snapped, striking the worker.

Union Business Manager Rob Petroni says it wasn't human error.

Another work suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The Ministry of Labour is investigating.