Blended Breathing Air Fatalities

May 2001
Gases & Welding Distributor;May/Jun2001, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p46
Trade Publication
Reports on the death of two industrial workers in the U.S., while sandblasting the interior of a boiler, as a result of shortage of oxygen in the breathing air cylinders supplied to them. Discovery of the bodies by a coworker; Revelation of inconsistencies in the amount of oxygen levels present in the cylinders; Recommendations drafted by the U.S. Compressed Gas Association to ensure worker safety.


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