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Accident: 170613640 - Employee Sustains Burns While Pouring Gasoline

Accident: 170613640 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 07/24/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11981663508/16/19937542Sparkle Services
At about 3:30 p.m. on July 24, 1993, Employee #1 was pouring gasoline into a gas tank on a small compressor engine. The engine was off. The source of ignition is unknown, but the gas ignited. Employee #1 sustained disfiguring burns on his arms and neck. More serious injuries were averted by the quick action of the supervising employee, who extinguished the flames with a water hose.
Keywords: burn, pouring, work rules, fire, gas, neck, arm, gasoline
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119816635 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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