Two to hospital after new workplace accident at Northvolt


Published 7 July 2024 at 15.50

Domestic. Two people have had to be taken to hospital after a workplace accident at the green electric car battery­manufacturer Northvolt's factory in Skellefteå, reports SVT.

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The accident happened around noon on Sunday. The victims must have been exposed to electrolyte vapor.

– Things happen all the time, says Mikael Stenmark, IF Metall's chief safety representative at Northvolt, to Aftonbladet.

At least 26 serious accidents have occurred at Northvolt facilities since 2019, according to DN.

The latest accident is now to be investigated.