Olkiluoto fall

Thursday, September 20, 2007

20 September 2007

A serious occupational accident has happened at Finland’s Olkiluoto unit 3, when a person fell eight metres from the zero level of the turbine plant.

The person was taken to hospital and their condition is serious.

Martin Landtman, TVO senior vice-president of the project, said: “We are very sorry. Our goal in occupational safety is that all accidents should be avoided.”

Worker who fell at the OL3 construction site died

The British worker who fell last Monday at the OL3 construction site has died of injuries suffered from the fall. The worker fell some eight meters from the 0-level of the turbine plant. The authority investigations related to the accident are still in progress.

- We are extremely sad and wish to somehow have avoided this tragic accident, says Mr Martin Landtman, Senior Vice President, Project.

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