Another U.S. nuclear worker found dead — Third death at nuke plant this month

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Another U.S. nuclear worker found dead — Third death at nuke plant this month
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Date: Friday, 22-Feb-2013 15:37:56
NRC: Event Notification Report for February 19, 2013: Brunswick Nuclear Plant, North Carolina […] OFFSITE NOTIFICATION DUE TO ONSITE CONTRACTOR FATALITY [Feb. 16, 2013] At approximately 1318 hours (EST), the Main Control Room was notified of a contract employee slumped over on a fork lift inside the protected area. First Responders were dispatched to the scene. Off-site assistance was requested and arrived on-site at approximately 1330 hrs. CPR was administered by the First Responders and Paramedics. At 1403 hrs., the paramedics determined that the efforts to revive the patient were unsuccessful. The cause of death has not yet been determined. […]
Death on February 19th: Worker dies at U.S. nuclear plant — Same day local news airs investigation into “alarming pattern” of safety violations (VIDEO)
News Channel 5 (ABC Cleveland), Feb. 19, 2013 at 9:15p ET: A man working at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Lake County died while on the job Tuesday, the company confirmed. According to a spokesman for FirstEnergy, a medical incident occurred inside the plant […] He was pronounced dead at the hospital. The company said tests at the hospital verified that the person involved in the incident was not contaminated. […] He was supporting preparations for an upcoming refueling outage. No other details about the incident have been released. […]
NewsNet5 (ABC Cleveland), Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:04p ET: The Perry Nuclear Generating Station near Cleveland is under intense scrutiny by Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspectors, who have uncovered a pattern of safety violations inside the plant. […] Chuck Casto is a Nuclear Regulatory Commission Regional Administrator who is overseeing ongoing inspections at the plant following a series of safety violations involving workers inside the plant. “It starts to worry you about the spread,” Casto said. “Are problems spreading?” […] “It shows that people are violating basic safety procedures and if they don’t care about their own safety, how can they care about your’s or the community’s?” [former plant worker] Bryan Reo said. […]
Death on February 7th: Strange Days at U.S. Nuclear Plant: “Individual” lying on ground un
Bloomberg: Bones Found at Michigan Nuclear Plant May Be Human […] Berrien County sheriff’s officials collected the bones and are determining if they are human, Bill Schalk, a [Cook nuclear] plant spokesman, said in a phone interview. “Obviously, it’s quite rare” for bones to turn up in a nuclear plant’s water intake system, Scott Burnell, a spokesman for the federal atomic agency, said in an e-mail. […] Divers found 6-inch (15 centimeter) and 4-inch bone fragments […] A spokesman for the Berrien County’s sheriff’s office in St. Joseph, Michigan, couldn’t immediately be reached for comment.

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