Nordex UK fined after Earlsburn wind farm death
Nordex UK admitted that between November 2006 and May 2007 they failed to ensure the health and safety of employees at the site.
The Manchester-based firm further admitted failing to provide a safe way of getting up and down from the wind turbines.
Ray Gribben, defending, said Nordex UK had been "practically insolvent" in the past two financial years.
June 15, 2012
in BBC News
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A wind turbine manufacturer has been fined £26,000 after admitting health and safety failings at a site where a teenage worker fell 100ft to his death.
Basilio Brazao, 19, from Brazil, died instantly when he fell down the shaft of a wind turbine at the Earlsburn wind farm near Fintry, Stirlingshire.
Mr Brazao had been working inside the turbine at the time of the incident.
Nordex UK admitted a number of health and safety breaches at an earlier hearing at Stirling Sheriff... [continue via Web link]