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Inspection: 1613102.015 - Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Cincinnati
Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services, Inc.
145 Hunter Drive
Wilmington, OH 45177
145 Hunter Drive Ms 1005b, Wilmington, OH 45177
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 488190/Other Support Activities for Air Transportation
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 08/08/2022
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19100160 B04||01/13/2023||02/09/2023||$14,502||$14,502||$0||Z - Issued|
|2.||01002||Serious||19100160 B05||01/13/2023||02/09/2023||$10,360||$10,360||$0||Z - Issued|
|3.||01003||Serious||19101200 H02 II||01/13/2023||02/09/2023||$14,502||$14,502||$0||Z - Issued|
|4.||01004||Serious||19101200 H03 II||01/13/2023||02/09/2023||$14,502||$14,502||$0||Z - Issued|
|5.||01005||Serious||19101200 H03 III||01/13/2023||02/09/2023||$14,502||$14,502||$0||Z - Issued|
At 1:30 p.m. on August 7, 2022, an employee was working as a production supervis or in his office when the deluge system alarm was activated. Approximately 30 se conds after the audible alarm engaged, the Buckeye foam generators were activate d and began to disperse 2.2% high expansion foam. The employee attempted to exit his office to reach a safe point but he was trapped in the foam. The employee w as found unresponsive near one of the outer walls a few hours after the system r eleased. The employee died as a result of asphyxia. An investigation was not abl e to determine the reason why the suppression system was activated as there was no fire at the facility.
Keywords:accidental discharge, asphyxiated, fire ext system, office area, trapped, unresponsive
|1||1613102.015||Fatality||Machinery maintenance occupations|