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Accident: 200074326 - Employee Is Burned When Gasoline Ignites

Accident: 200074326 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 12/07/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31360434012/10/20091799Brie Enterprises, Inc. Dba Big Foot Paving
Employee #1, a paving contractor, was attempting to refuel a small gasoline-powered engine mounted on a liquid asphalt distributor. Two propane-powered burners on the distributor were in operation. Gasoline spilled onto the distributor and onto the employee and was ignited by one of the burners. The employee received second and third degree burns to his legs.
Keywords: burn, fire, engine, gasoline, asphalt, leg, road paving
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313604340 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Construction laborers

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