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Accident: 201108131 - Employee Is Injured In Flash Fire

Accident: 201108131 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 06/12/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30082394508/25/20067549Mikes Towing Services, Inc
On June 12, 2006, Employee #1, a truck driver, was dispatched to a vehicle that would not start. Employee #1 poured a little gas in the open carburetor and had the owner of the vehicle start the motor. A flash fire erupted and Employee #1 was burned on his face, arms, chest, and neck. Employee #1 was transported to the local burn center, where he was hospitalized and treated for second-degree burns.
Keywords: burn, chest, flammable liquid, ppe, inexperience, neck, arm, face, motor vehicle, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300823945 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, light

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