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Accident: 170842983 - Employee Burned By Natural Gas Flash

Accident: 170842983 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 10/30/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12552808311/02/20041711Leduc & Dexter Inc Dba Super Service Plumbing
On October 30, 2004, Employee #1, working for LeDuc& Dexter Inc., dba Super Service Plumbing, 3100 Dutton Ave. #138, Santa Rosa, CA, was trouble-shooting a valve on a roof-top boiler of a restaurant. He blew out the valve and the igniter activated, causing a natural gas "flash", and burned the left side of his face. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, roof, vapor, boiler, ignition system, natural gas, valve, flashback, face
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125528083 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Data-entry keyers

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