The accident occurred during construction work at Hydro Karmøy. The employee's death was confirmed shortly after the accident.
"It was with great regret that I received the news that an employee of a contractor died while working for Hydro. Our thoughts are with the employee's relatives and colleagues," said President and CEO Svein Richard Brandtzæg. < br />
It is early for more information about the causes of the accident, which will be investigated by the police and the labor inspection authorities.