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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14398804 - One Employee Injured, One Killed In Flash Fire

Accident: 14398804 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 10/12/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10945413208/07/19921521Southwestern Restoration, Inc.
EMPLOYEE #2 WAS GLUEING A PIECE OF WOOD VENEER ONTO A CABINET IN THE KITCHEN WHILE EMPLOYEE #1 WAS USING A CLEANING SOLUTION ON THE KITCHEN CABINETS. IT IS BELIEVED THAT BOTH EMPLOYEES #1 AND #2 WERE USING FLAMMABLE MATERIALS WHEN THE VAPORS WERE IGNITED BY THE GAS STOVE PILOT LIGHT. A FLASH FIRE OCCURRED; EMPLOYEE #2 WAS PUSHED AWAY AND EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ASPHYXIATED BY THE SMOKE.
Keywords: pilot light, asphyxiated, flammable vapors, work rules, cleaning, fire, construction, smoke
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109454132 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 109454132 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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