20 Nov 18
Heysham 1 & 2

Statement on industrial accident at Heysham 1 power station

“Emergency services attended Heysham 1 power station following an incident at the site on the evening of Monday 19 November. The three colleagues who were injured have been taken to hospital where they are receiving treatment for their injuries – two at Preston and the other at Wythenshawe. It goes without saying that everyone’s thoughts are with our three colleagues who have been injured, we will be doing everything we can to support them and their families while they recover. There was no risk to the public during the incident which is now under control. A full investigation into the cause will be carried out. Safety is our overriding priority and we will investigate how this happened and make sure all measures necessary are put in place to ensure it doesn’t happen again. “

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