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Accident: 170188528 - Employee Burned When Gasoline And Oil Ignite

Accident: 170188528 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 07/27/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11206171808/13/19905541Glendale Mobil Service Ctr
At approximately 10:20 a.m. on July 27, 1990, Employee #1 was removing a gasoline tank from a vehicle elevated on the rack at a gas station. He was holding the gas tank in his hands when he slipped, breaking his trouble light. The lightbulb cracked and a spark ignited some gasoline and oil. Employee #1 suffered second-degree burns and was transported by paramedics to Glendale Memorial Hospital.
Keywords: burn, automotive repair, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, fire, slip, automobile, spark, gasoline
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112061718 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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