Vital Safety

vital | adjective | 1. critical, absolutely necessary 2. performing and essential function 3. characteristic of life


Three men killed by compressor exhaust in shipping container.

Three men were found dead a shipping container on 21 December 2006 were thought to be gassed by a petrol run generator.  The generator was used to run lamps for lights and heating.  Tests on the generator suggested the hazardous atmosphere created by the generator may have been enough to kill the men within 18 minutes of operation.

Source: Reading Evening Post