Accident Report Detail
Accident: 14303911 - Fire Results From A Short Circuit With Propane Gas
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|3174836||10/25/1985||3011||Puerto Rico Traction Tires Mfg. Inc.|
On October 25, 1985, light duty truck drivers for Puerto Rico Traction Tires Manufacturing, Incorporated were transferring Propane gas from a 1000-gallon tank to the tank of a truck. The employees disconnected a switch. The propane ignited. Employee #1 sustained burns and scalding from the heat to his chest, arms, and face. Employee #1 alleged that he had observed a spark that had come from the box where the switch was located.
|1||3174836||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Truck drivers, light|