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Accident: 200082477 - Employee Burns His Face Lighting A Pilot Light

Accident: 200082477 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 11/22/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30827525411/23/20055812Max'S Oyster Bar
On November 22, 2005, Employee #1 was lighting a gas oven in a restaurant. The pilot light went out requiring him to manually relight it. He turned the gas on and lit the pilot light. The residual gas ignited and exploded in his face. He was hospitalized with minor burns.
Keywords: burn, pilot light, oven, fire, gas, explosion, smoke, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308275254 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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