11/07/2012 04:12 EST | Updated 01/07/2013 05:12 EST

Man's arm severed at Etobicoke factory

A man's arm was severed as he worked at an Etobicoke factory on Wednesday afternoon.

The incident happened at about 2:50 p.m. in a factory located on The East Mall, north of The Queensway, emergency workers said.

The victim, believed to be in his 50s, was rushed to hospital.

The Ministry of Labour is now investigating.