OSHA Investigating Worker Death at Iowa Wind Farm

November 21, 2018
Wind turbine.

OSHA is investigating the death of a construction worker at Turtle Creek Wind Farm in Mitchell County, Iowa. The fatal accident occurred around 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, while the worker loaded equipment onto the site.

The worker has since been identified as Joseph Hill of Minnesota. Mitchell County Sheriff Greg Beaver said deputies responded to the site, and provided medical attention. The deputies determined that the accident was not a criminal matter.

OSHA began the investigation at the construction site Monday afternoon, with the assistance of White Construction, a company associated with the project.

Source: Globe Gazette