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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 139968.015 Event: 05/12/2021Employee Is Killed When Scba Runs Out Of Air During Fire
At 12:45 a.m. on May 12, 2021, an employee was searching the 2nd floor of a resi dential structure during a fire when he ran out of breathing air. The employee w as killed due to asphyxia.
Keywords: asphyxiated, emergency response, fire, fire brigade/department, fire fighter, inhalation, lack of oxygen, lung, malfunction, oxygen deficiency, respirator, respiratory, respiratory tract, scba, smoke, smoke inhalati
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1531070.015 Fatality Firefighting occupations

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