Young man dies in ‘tragic’ industrial accident at Upper Kergord | Shetland News

Young man dies in ‘tragic’ industrial accident at Upper Kergord | Shetland News

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A TWENTY 3 year old male has passed away following a mishap on a wind farm building site at Upper Kergord on Sunday morning.
Emergency services rushed to the scene 15 miles north of Lerwick after receiving reports that a guy– who worked for professional BAM Nuttall– had been injured in a commercial accident.Police, ambulance along with coastguard rescue teams from Lerwick and Sumburgh went to. The male sadly passed away at the scene.
A spokesperson for BAM Nuttall stated the incident took place at one of the companys Viking Energy wind farm sites.
A spokesperson for Police Scotland stated: “Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full situations and the Health and Safety Executive will be notified in due course.”
The BAM Nuttall representative said the incident “resulted in the terrible fatality of a colleague”.
” Our condolences are with their household, and assistance is being offered to them and to members of the group,” they added.
” An examination is underway and were working closely with our customer and the authorities.”
A spokesperson for SSE Renewables, which is the designer behind the Viking Energy wind farm, stated previously on Sunday that it understood an event on website however had nothing additional to include at the time.
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