By Chris O’Gorman, Sarnia Observer
A Sentry Electrical worker who was injured at the construction site of a Lambton County wind farm has been released from hospital, officials say. The Ministry of Labour, however, is still investigating what caused the worker to fall from an “elevated height” inside a wind turbine shaft at the Cedar Point wind farm July 21.
In an emailed statement, Tony McInally, of engineering firm Amec Foster Wheeler who is overseeing the construction job, said the identity of the worker won’t be released “in order to respect his privacy.”
Construction at the Ravenswood Line site has since resumed after the Ministry of Labour issued 13 orders and requirements following the incident, including a stop-work order for workers climbing vertical ladders in turbines. Six of those orders and requirements were issued to constructor Amec Foster Wheeler, with Borea Construction ULC – another constructor – and Sentry Electrical receiving the remaining requirements.
The Ministry of Labour confirmed Tuesday that 11 of the 13 orders were met by July 24. The two outstanding orders, dealing with proper documentation, were later met. Read article