[ exact phrase in "" • ~10 sec • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]


News Home

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate $10

Donate $5

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links


Press Releases


Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics


Allied Groups

Oklahoma man dangles from wind turbine Friday afternoon for a time  

Credit:  Craig Routzahn | Sun, 20 May 2018 | thumbnet.net ~~

An Oklahoma man spent some time dangling from his safety rope when he slipped while doing maintenance on a wind turbine in Sheridan Township. Bingham Ubly Fire Chief Joe Stacer said they were called to the scene on Bad Axe Road, about 1 1/2 miles south of Atwater Road just before 12 noon Friday, along with Bingham EMS. The worker from Run Energy was performing maintenance on the G.E. turbine when he slipped while checking the bolts in the nose of the turbine that connects the blades. He was hanging from the safety rope for a time. The Sigel Township Rescue team that is trained in aerial and confined spaces rescue were called, but other workers from the company were able to safely lower him to the ground. He was taken by ambulance to McLaren Thumb in Bad Axe to be checked as per company policy but he was not injured. The turbine is part of Excellon wind energy.

Source:  Craig Routzahn | Sun, 20 May 2018 | thumbnet.net

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook


© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.