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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201096146 - Employee Burned When Water Heater Explodes

Accident: 201096146 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 10/18/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30081397910/31/20025812Bagel Cafe
At approximately 4:45 p.m. on October 18, 2002, Employee #1 was trying to light a water heater when it exploded. It was estimated that the pilot light had gone out six times in the last three and half weeks. A coworker in the front of the store heard Employee #1 scream and found her covering her face. The water heater had exploded and Employee #1 was hospitalized with second degree burns on her face and arms.
Keywords: burn, pilot light, flammable vapors, gas, explosion, arm, face, water heater
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300813979 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Personnel and labor relations managers

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