The company said Larry Griffin Jr. was working around one of the company’s presses, which was not in operation, when he received the shock. The company said the incident and the death have been reported to the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The company released a statement saying that it was saddened by the news.DeKalb said Griffin worked at the custom structural foam molder for 10 years.
A man was electrocuted at the TMK IPSCO Plant in Ambridge, PA.
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, emergency officials responded to the facility at 11:12 a.m. Wednesday, where authorities said an outside contractor who was working inside the plant suffered electrical injuries. He later died after being transported to Heritage Valley Sewickley hospital.
The Allegheny County medical examiner’s office identified the victim as David Bupp, 46, of Harmony.
The plant manufactures seamless pipes and provides testing and inspections.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating.
OSHA has inspected the Ambridge facility in the past. In August 2017, a worker’s finger was caught in machinery and his fingertip was amputated.
OSHA has up to six months to complete its investigation.
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