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Accident: 201154374 - Employee Suffers Second Degree Burns In Gas Fire

Accident: 201154374 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 03/07/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11994820604/17/20017011Marriott Rancho Las Palmas
At approximately 8:06 a.m. on March 7, 2001, Employee #1, a prep cook, was cooking an omelet on a small portable butane fueled table top stove. A butane canister was improperly installed in the stove and gas leaked out. The gas settled to the floor and found an ignition source. Employee #1 suffered second degree burns to the right side of his face, neck, ear and right hand and was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, leak, butane, fire, cooker, ear, gas, explosion, neck, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119948206 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Kitchen workers, food preparation

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