Mar 28, 2013

Forbes Finds 12 Worldwide Wind Power deaths while 1,384 died in coal mines & 400,000 premature deaths in China annually from energy related pollution

In 2012 there were 12 wind industry deaths worldwide -- eight of which were in China where workplace safety standards are lax. In the U.S., the American Wind Energy Association has allied with Fed-OSHA to train workers on fall, electrical, and crane hazards. By comparison, 1,384 people died in coal mine accidents in China last year, and sulfur pollution alone contributes to about 400,000 premature deaths in China annually.
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