Type: Lessons Learned
Publisher: CH2MHill Plateau Remediation Company (Richland, WA - Hanford Site), Richland, WA - Hanford Site (CHPRC)
Published As: Public
Lesson Learned: Eliminate the hazard of plugging in electrical equipment in wet conditions by re-configuring vehicles equipped with auxiliary battery chargers to be charged from the vehicle's electrical system. The battery is charged while the vehicle is in use, thus eliminating the need to charge from an external power source. Warn employees of the dangers of hazardous energy and potential for injury from the practice of connecting electrical equipment with wet hands or gloves.
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