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Accident: 201124443 - Employee Sustains Burns From Gas Ignition

Accident: 201124443 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 07/17/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On July 17, 2003, Employee #1 was preparing to power-wash the parking lot. The employee was filling up the gasoline tank of the power washer inside the kitchen, near a hot water heater with a pilot light. The employee spilled the gasoline as he was pouring and it ignited. Employee #1 was burned on his arms and his chin and was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, pilot light, gas, gasoline
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300839776 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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