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Accident: 201123445 - Employee Burned From Flash Fire Of Natural Gas Stove

Accident: 201123445 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 07/23/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30083603808/03/20011711Rountree Plumbing And Heating
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on July 23, 2001, Employee #1 was installing a gas-fired "wok" in a food market. He had not isolated the gas line, which he had disconnected, resulting in a gas leak that ignited and burned his face. He was hospitalized overnight to receive medical care for the burns sustained in the flash fire.
Keywords: burn, gas-fired boiler, gas leak, face, gas fitting
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300836038 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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