Accident Report Detail
Accident: 115733.015 - Employee Is Burned When Fuel Vapors Ignites
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1396190.015||04/26/2019||Western Pump, Inc.|
At 1:30 p.m. on April 23, 2019, an employee overfilled the prevention valve duri ng inspection, and the wireless pressurized line leak detector was bent. The emp loyee attempted to re-bend the WPLLD and it broke, causing the fuel to spray. Th e employee pried yolk assembly with a screwdriver while the system was energized . It then arced, igniting the vapors. The employee was burned on the forearms a nd was hospitalized.
|1||1396190.015||35||M||Hospitalized injury||Technicians, n.e.c.|