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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1470206.015 - Forsyth Township Fire Department

Inspection Information - Office: Michigan Safety Gen

Nr: 1470206.015Report ID: 0552652Open Date: 03/16/2020

Forsyth Township Fire Department
108 Albatross Stnull
Gwinn, MI 49841
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 922160/Fire Protection
Mailing: Po Box 638null, Gwinn, MI 49841

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/26/2020
Emphasis: S:FallClose Case:10/28/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 124864.015Event: 03/13/2020Employee Falls Through Floor, Is Stuck In Between Joists, An
At 10:45 p.m. on March 13, 2020, Employee # 1 was fighting a heavy fire. Interio r firefighting tactics and water nozzle use caused the floor to collapse underne ath Employee # 1. He was pinned up to his arm pits between the floor joists. He suffered positional asphyxiation and was killed.
Keywords: asphyxiated, building collapse, chest, collapse, fall, fire brigade/department, fire fighter, floor hole, floor opening, pinned, water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1470206.015 Fatality Fire Fighter

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