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USA: Green jobs can be just as deadly

A surge in alternative energy projects and related employment in the US is seeing inexperienced workers recruited to jobs they do not have the skills, training or supervision to do safely, US reports suggest. The US experience echoes that in Australia, where a government energy efficiency home insulation programme saw a spate of injuries and [...]
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Maintenance worker dies at UK wind farm

A contractor has died while carrying out maintenance work on a turbine at a wind farm near Thurso, Scotland. The BBC reported emergency services were called to the Npower Renewables site at Causeymire off the A9 road on the morning of Wednesday 16 September. Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service said it was called [...]
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