Accident Report Detail
Accident: 201172012 - Employee'S Leg Is Burned When Drip Can Ingnited
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|120142625||09/18/2002||0173||Pacific Reality Assoc Dba M & T Chico Ranch|
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on September 13, 2002, Employee #1, the maintenance shop foreman at the M and T Ranch, was helping a coworker who had been trying without success to use a drip can to burn grass. Employee #1 was trying to use a lighter to ignite the wick when the coworker tilted the can and it exploded. Flames shot out of the wick spout, igniting Employee #1's new coveralls. The coworker he'd been helping ran away from the scene but another coworker quickly arrived and helped put out the fire. Employee #1 sustained third-degree burns on his left leg and was transported to UC-Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, where he was hospitalized for over 10 days.
|1||120142625||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Farm equipment mechanics|