Worker at Perry Nuclear Power Plant dies after ‘medical incident’

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.


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