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Accident: 118774.015 - Employee Incurs Burns Cleaning Grill When Gas Ignites

Accident: 118774.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 06/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1409134.01506/18/2019Srg Management, Llc
At 11:10 a.m. on June 4, 2019, an employee was reconnecting the natural gas quic k connect after cleaning behind a Cecilware Pro Model CCP24 Two Burner Gas Charb roiler. Cleaning behind the grill required the employee to pull the equipment o ut and crawl or reach behind the equipment to shut off the gas by disconnecting the gas line using the quick disconnect. There was a buildup or a release of na tural gas which reached an ignition source causing an explosion and fire. The e mployee received burns to his hands, forearms and face and required medical trea tment. The employee was not hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, burn, cleaning, connecting, cooker, disconnecting means, explosion, face, fire, flammable vapors, gas, hand, ignition system, injury illness prevention program, natural gas, restaurant, shut-off valve, training
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1409134.015 35 M Non Hospitalized injury Cooks, except short order

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