Worker crushed at Thorold windmill plant

first tower and turbine in place awaiting blades Feb.13/13Thorold Edition
A worker at a windmill company in Thorold was taken to hospital Saturday night after being crushed. Emergency services were called to TSP Canada Towers at 100 Hayes Rd. at 7 p.m. Niagara Regional Police said the man, whose name or age has not been released, was crushed between two 48-tonne windmill towers.

The worker was airlifted to Hamilton General Hospital and was reportedly stable in hospital early Sunday. Police said the investigation was turned over to the Ministry of Labour. A Ministry of Labour spokeswoman said Sunday the investigation was ongoing and she could provide no other details. TSP Canada Towers opened its Thorold plant in the former Dana factory in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 25, 2012. It produces wind towers to support turbines from 50 KW to 5MW. Read article

5 thoughts on “Worker crushed at Thorold windmill plant

      • Oh I believe they will find alot of things wrong….but they will cover it up and make up some silly excuse, and promise it was a one-time only fluke.

  1. crushed but in stable condition? Broken? good thing a blade didn’t fall on him – the towers sound rather light?

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