The Ministry of Labour has been called in to investigate after a man was injured in an industrial accident Wednesday evening.

The incident happened at Southwestern Manufacturing on Peter Street around 7:20 p.m.

Police were notified that a man had fallen about 40 feet from a lift.

Ministry investigators say the man was an employee of Cybertech Electrical, and was doing electrical work at the time of the accident.

The man was sent to hospital in London, but no information has been released about the extent of his injuries.

The Ministry has issued one order, to not disturb the scene as the investigation continues.

The Ministry of Labour investigated more than 40 workplace accidents in Windsor Essex in 2016.