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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170178305 - Employee Burned When Gas Ignites While Lighting Oven

Accident: 170178305 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 11/15/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11983697111/19/19925812Two Guys Pizza
Employee #1, of Two Guys Pizza, was lighting the pilot light in an AGA-approved, gas-operated pizza oven. He turned on the gas, lit a match, and put it to the pilot. When it did not light, he tried again without waiting and the gas ignited, burning his right forearm and neck. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital by paramedics, treated, and released. He returned to work the next day. This was the first time Employee #1 had tried to light the oven and he had not been instructed on how to do this. One citation was issued.
Keywords: burn, pilot light, oven, work rules, fire, inexperience, neck, arm, untrained
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119836971 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Short-order cooks

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