Accident Report Detail
Accident: 111668.015 - Employee Contacts Dc Batteries And Is Electrocuted
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1364871.015||12/04/2018||Empower 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.
|1||1364871.015||29||M||Fatality||Electrical and electronic technicians|