Hazards of Nitrogen Asphyxiation

Many responders do not realize that nitrogen gas poses a danger to responders OUTSIDE a tank or confined space.
Nitrogen in an incident, Nov. 05, 2005 in Ohio that took the life of a city maintenance worker and proved to be a close call for (3) Middleton firefighters.  The Chemical Safety Board released an excellent video on the
Hazards of Nitrogen Asphyxiation.

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