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Accident: 14567283 - Burns - Arcs From Jigsaw Ignited Gasoline Fire

Accident: 14567283 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 04/30/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1513353105/01/19847699Service Station Equipment & Serving Co Inc
SOME EMPLOYEES WERE IN A TRENCH REMOVING SOME OLD WELDED GAS LINES, WHICH RAN FROM THE LOADING RACK TO THE PUMPS. ONE EMPLOYEE WAS USING AN UNGROUNDED JIGSAW TO CUT THE PIPE. HE HAD WRAPPED THE SAW IN PLASTIC IN AN ATTEMPT TO CONTAIN THE ARCING. AS THE LINE WAS CUT, GASOLINE POURED OUT AND WAS IGNITED. THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED BURNS ON HIS HANDS AND ARMS AS A RESULT OF THE FIRE.
Keywords: burn, clothing, e gi v, electric arc, electrical, fire, pipeline, arm, gasoline, jigsaw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15133531 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Not specified mechanics and repairers

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