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Accident: 200673853 - Employee Fatally Burned From Erupting Flames

Accident: 200673853 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 02/17/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30425102802/19/20027538Brake Kingdom Inc.
On February 17, 2002, Employee #1 was siphoning gasoline from a jet ski with the use of a motorized pump. The pump was plugged into a battery charger as he drew the fuel from the vehicle. During the offloading of the fuel, a spark was generated igniting flammable vapors. The flammable vapors ignited the gasoline within vehicle sending flames out of the fuel portal and fatally burning Employee #1.
Keywords: burn, flammable vapors, battery charger, spark, gasoline, pump
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304251028 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Automobile mechanics

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