Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200830255 - Two Mechanics Killed When Gasoline Ignites In Auto Shop
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|300601424||03/02/2000||7538||Bangla Motors And Body Shop, Inc.|
Employee #1, a mechanic, was removing a fuel pump from the rear underside of an elevated automobile while Employee #2 was working on a vehicle on the lift behind him. As Employee #1 removed the fuel pump, gasoline spilled from the pump into a plastic container that he had placed on the floor for that purpose. Gasoline also splashed onto the surrounding floor. Employee #1 was hanging a droplight from the underside of the vehicle when he missed and the light fell, igniting the gasoline. Employees #1 and #2, and a customer. were killed in the ensuing fire.