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Accident: 111668.015 - Employee Contacts Dc Batteries And Is Electrocuted

Accident: 111668.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 12/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1364871.01512/04/2018Empower Battery, Llc

At 11:37 a.m. on December 4, 2018, an employee was replacing 640 batteries in th e facilities uninterrupted power supply (UPS) room. The batteries were linked in 16 strings with each string having 40 batteries tied in series. Each string wa s 540V and 2280 amps. The employee reached overtop of a metal batter rack to r etrieve a Styrofoam spacer and his abdomen came in contact with the string of ba tteries below. The employee was electrocuted.

Keywords: battery, electrocuted

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1364871.015 29 M Fatality Electrical and electronic technicians

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