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Non-SCUBA Related Incidents

As Reported by PSI-International, Inc.  July, 2001

 

*Injury Codes:  0=None, 1=Death, 2=Severe, 3=Moderate, 4=Minor

Date

Location

Type

Activity

Cause

Injuries*

1973

Key Largo, Florida

Steel Filter

Compressor

?

3

1975

Anchorage, AK

Steel

Filling

Corrosion

1

1982

USA

Aluminum

SCBA

Crack

0

1983

USA

Aluminum

SCBA

Crack

4

1984

New York

Aluminum

SCBA

Crack

?

1985

Jamaica

?

H-K

?

0

1988

Oklahoma

?

C02

?

?

1991

Wyoming

K(3600)

?

?

3,2

1991

Wyoming

K(3600)

?

Valve Sheered

0

1992

Okinawa

K(3600)

?

?

3,2

1993

New York

SCBA

Filling

?

1

1993

Netherlands

?

Beer Keg

Tapping

1,3,3

1993

Deer Park, TX

SCBA

?

Crack

0

1994

Wonder Lake, IL

SCBA (2216)

Filling

Crack

3.4

Mar. 1995

Detroit, MI

SCBA (2216)

Stored

Phys. Dam.

0

Mar. 1996

Eureka, CA

SCBA

On Truck

Chem. Dam.

0

July 1996

Roxbury, NJ

SCBA Compos

Filling

?

2,2,2

September, 1996

Neshanic, NJ

SCBA

Filling

?

2

October, 1996

Norcross, GA

Oxygen Cyl.

Filling

Crack

0

December, 1996

Key Largo, FL

4 Stl Sub Flask

Filling

Corrosion

0

1997

Overland Park, KS

SCBA

Storage

Chem. Damage

0

1997

Spanaway, WA

SCBA

Storage

Driven Over

3

March, 1997

Chicago, IL

2 Storage Cyl.

Transport

Valve Sheered

0

September, 1997

Allegan, MI

SCBA (3AL)

Filling

Crack

0 (contained)

October, 1997

Lynnwood, WA

Com. Separator

Filling

Crack

0

October, 1997

Conshohocken, PA

Oxygen D Cyl.

Valve Remove

Imp. Procedure

4

March, 1998

Grand Cayman Islands

Steel-Tor Flask

?

?

1,1,3,2,2 (4s)

April, 1998

Austin, TX

Separator

Filling

Unknown

0

June, 1998

Miami, FL

Oxygen Cyl.

?

?

?

July 3, 1998

Hawthorne, FL

SCBA (2216)

Storage

?

0

October, 1998

San Francisco, CA

Separator

Filling

?

0

January, 1999

Concord, VA

SCBA

Storage

Fire Damage

0

May 2, 1999

Summerville, NC

3AL SCBA

Filling

?

0

April, 1999

Ontario, Canada

3A (4500) Story

Filling

Corrosion

0

October, 1999

Tennessee

3AL SCBA

Filling

Cracking

0

January 4, 2000

Burns Harbor, IN

SCBA (4500)

Filling

Valve Damage

0

March, 2000

Canada

SCBA (4500)

Filling

Valve Ext.

0

July, 2000

Groton, NY

Beverage Steel

Storage

Corrosion?

0

Sept. 16, 2000

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Separator

Filling

?

0

Nov., 2000

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Steel

Storage

Boat Fire

0

Nov. 24, 2000

?

Oxygen

Filling

?

4

July, 2001

Tokyo, Japan

SCBA, FRP 1

Stored

 Chem. Damage

0

August, 2001

?

SCBA 3AL

Hydro

Heat?

0

 

 

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