HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) — A worker died following an industrial injury in Holland Friday, the state’s workplace safety watchdog has confirmed.
The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration said it has launched an investigation into a fatal injury at the LG Energy Solution off 146th Avenue near I-196.
In a Tuesday release, the Holland Department of Public Safety said the victim was a 41-year-old Louisiana man who was part of a construction crew in Holland.
For testing, a pipe had been pressurized, Holland DPS said. As pressure was being released, a plate on the pipe system broke free and hit the man, according to the release. It damaged his hard hat and caused a severe head injury. The man was then was taken to the hospital.
MIOSHA said the victim was an employee of Jesco Inc. out of Mississippi.
On its website, Jesco says it designs and builds manufacturing facilities. A $1.7 billion expansion is under construction at LG.
MIOSHA said its investigations often take weeks or even months.