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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170068753 - Employee Suffers Burns While Lighting Pilot

Accident: 170068753 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 12/13/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11959687212/14/19935812Roy Rogers
At approximately 10:50 a.m. on December 13, 1993, Employee #1 was attempting to light the pilot on a chicken fryer with a hand-held lighter, when a flame shot out from the pilot area causing flash burns on her cheek and right wrist. Employee #1 was transported to Carroll County General Hospital, where she was treated for 1st-degree burns and released the same day. Employee #1 stated that the previous supervisor had taught her how to light the fryer's pilot light. Total Mechanical Services sent a mechanic to inspect the gas fryer. After complete diagnostic testing, the fryer was found to be working OK.
Keywords: burn, pilot light, flashback, face, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119596872 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors, food preparation & service occupation

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