Worker at Perry Nuclear Power Plant dies after medical incident – Enformable

Worker at Perry Nuclear Power Plant dies after medical incident

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Perry Nuclear Power Plant Ohio

According to FirstEnergy, the utility which operates the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Lake County Ohio, a medical incident occurred inside of the plant in a contaminated area while supporting work for an upcoming refueling outage, subsequently leading to the death of a worker while on the job.

Due to the severity of the medical condition the worker was in, he was transported in anti-contamination clothing and not surveyed by a Health Physics tech prior to transportation to the local TriPoint Medical Center where he was declared deceased.

The Perry Nuclear Power Plant is undergoing inspection by NRC administrators following a series of worker safety violations, specifically within the worker protection area, at the plant.

Source: NRC Event Notifications

 

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