The Department of Labour and Advanced Education has confirmed its investigating a workplace death at Ebbett’s Meadow Brook Farm.

Chrissy Matheson, the spokesperson for the provincial department, said the fatality occurred July 26.

“Our thoughts are with the loved ones of the deceased during this difficult time,” she said in an email.

The department’s Occupational Health and Safety division is investigating the incident and a stop-work order has been placed on the equipment involved in the incident.

“We are in the early stages of the investigation and it remains ongoing.┬áThat is all we can share at this time,” she said.