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Inspection: 1632638.015 - Brymax Construction Services, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles
Brymax Construction Services, Inc.
1 World Airport Way Terminal 8
Los Angeles, CA 90045
7436 Lorge Circle, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 05/01/2023
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||1509(A)||05/01/2023||05/24/2023||$18,000||$18,000||$0||06/06/2023||C - Contested|
|2.||02001||Serious||6175(C)(1)||05/01/2023||05/24/2023||$18,000||$18,000||$0||06/06/2023||C - Contested|
|3.||03001||Serious||6181(B)(2)||05/01/2023||05/24/2023||$18,000||$18,000||$0||06/06/2023||C - Contested|
|4.||04001||Serious||6181(B)(5)||05/01/2023||05/15/2023||$18,000||$18,000||$0||06/06/2023||C - Contested|
|5.||05001||Serious||6181(B)(7)||05/01/2023||05/15/2023||$18,000||$18,000||$0||06/06/2023||C - Contested|
At 7:00 a.m. on October 31, 2022, an employee was brazing a copper line in an electrical equipment room that was equipped with a carbon dioxide fire extinguishing system. The fire extinguishing system activated, discharging and flooding the room with carbon dioxide. The employee was unable to escape the room and was overcome and asphyxiated by the carbon dioxide. The employee was transported to the hospital, where he died.
Keywords:activated, asphyxiated, carbon dioxide, electrical vault, fire ext system, metal pipe, overcome by gas, welding
|1||1632638.015||Non Hospitalized injury|