OSHA said the size of the openings on a platform where turbine workers stand high on the tower was considered too wide. The second violation was because bolts were missing from multiple places on the turbine ladder.
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The accident occurred at about 9 a.m. Friday. Initial reports said he fell 40 feet, but Blanchard said he actually fell from 60 feet inside the turbine tower onto a platform 40 feet off the turbine floor.
The technical team, which included 28 members and units from as far away as Onset, arrived a short time later and worked to immobilize the man ...It took crews over an hour to get the man out of the tower so he could be taken to the hospital.