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Bam Nuttall worker dies at Shetland windfarm site

This article isn’t directly related to our stainless steel world, however it is a reminder that we work in a potentially dangerous environment. Every precaution should be undertaken to ensure that anyone who goes to work in the morning returns safely at the end of their shift.

No one goes to work to be injured.

Our thoughts are with the family, friends and colleagues of the young man involved in this catastrophe.

A man working for Bam Nuttall has died following an incident at a windfarm site in Shetland.

The incident happened yesterday morning at an SSE Renewables-operated site in the Upper Kergord area, where a converter is being built as part of the Viking windfarm project which will see 103 turbines set around Shetland.

The 23-year-old man was attended to by emergency crews following the incident but was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

On completion, the 450Mw Viking Energy wind farm will link up with the HVDC transmission link between Shetland and the Scottish mainland. Bam Nuttall is main contractor for the construction of the Shetland HVDC link and all associated infrastructure.