Case Study: No Escape, Dangers of Confined Spaces
On October 2, 2007, five people were killed and three others injured when a fire erupted 1,000 feet underground in a tunnel at Xcel Energy Company’s hydroelectric power plant in Georgetown, Colorado, located approximately 45 miles west of Denver. This CSB safety video explains how the accident occurred.

Review some work practices and safety protocols that should be implemented to prevent an accident from happening like this in the future.

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