Accident Report Detail
Accident: 201200086 - Two Employees Burned When Leaking Propane Ignites
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|126687672||07/30/1997||3711||Monaco Coach Corporation|
On July 30, 1997, Employee #1, of Monaco Coach Corporation, was replacing a fuel gauge sending unit on a partially filled propane tank of a motor coach. Employee #2 was simultaneously working on an adjacent coach. Employee #1 inadvertently removed screws from a plate on the tank, creating a propane leak. The fuel was apparently ignited by a battery operated screwdriver. Employees #1 and #2 sustained serious burns in the ensuing fire.
|1||126687672||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Electrical power installers and repairers|
|2||126687672||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Construction trades, n.e.c.|