Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 170220529 - Employee Severely Burned In Fire Dies 6 Weeks Later
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|114937535||07/15/1992||5511||0||Pochelon Lincoln-Mercury, Inc.|
Abstract: Employee #1, an automotive repair technician for Pochelon Lincoln-Mercury, was working on a car. In the bay next to him, another mechanic was working on the gas tank of a vehicle. When gasoline started spilling onto the floor, Employee #1 took some pans over to help catch the gas. As he returned to his work station, the gasoline was ignited by a water heater in the next room. Employee #1 was caught in the flash fire and was burned over 95 percent of his body. He died six weeks later. A serious citation was issued.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||114937535||Fatality||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Occupation not reported|