Supplied Air Line Accidentally Disconnected
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Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  Washington River Protection Solutions, Hanford Site (WRPS)

Published As:  Public

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Topics:  Respiratory Protection, Training and Qualification, Radiation Protection

Excess sleeving can slide over the color coding on supplied air lines, causing emergency line identification mix-up. Due to movement of sleeving on the line, an air hose to an individual’s respirator was accidentally disconnected, causing the employee to lose air and exit on the emergency Ska Pak.

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