Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 118518.015 - Employee Suffers Burns From Flash Fire While Changing Fuel F
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1419920.015||08/01/2019||811111||The Dyno Shop. Inc.|
Abstract: At 12:35 p.m. on July 25, 2019, an employee was changing a fuel filter on a olde r Toyota van in front of an auto garage while parked on the asphalt. The high te mperature of the day was 93 degree Fahrenheit. The employee drove the front tire s up on blocks and chocked the wheels. The employee rolled underneath the car to change the fuel filter with a wrench. Some fuel dripped out where the employee was changing the filter onto his right hand and arm. The employee was working al one when an inadvertent spark started a flash fire. The hot weather conditions w ere a contributing factor (ambient heat of the asphalt and the leaking fuel). Th e employee suffered third and first degree burns and 4% TBSA (Total Body Surface Area) flame burn to the right forearm and hands. The employee was hospitalized for treatment.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1419920.015||49||M||Hospitalized injury||Automobile mechanics|