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Accident: 170672398 - Four Firefighters Treated For Smoke Inhalation

Accident: 170672398 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 11/19/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11594702011/21/19919229Disaster & Emergency Services
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on November 21, 1991, the Thursday morning briefing by Kentucky Disaster and Emergency Services indicated that four fire fighters from the Zoneton Volunteer Fire Department had not been wearing SCBA and had been treated for smoke inhalation. The four were then sent to Louisville for further treatment and observation. Interviews with DES and Bullitt County emergency medical services indicated that the fire fighters were not subject to OSHA program regulations. No other injuries came to the attention of the inspectors.
Keywords: firefighter, ppe, work rules, scba, smoke inhalation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 115947020

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