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Accident: 201168077 - Employee Is Burned By Igniting Gasoline

Accident: 201168077 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 05/29/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12615136406/27/20065812Gary Fu Family Corp Dba Fu Palace
On May 26, 2006, Employee #1, a restaurant helper, was beginning to refuel garden equipment with a portable plastic gas can when he noticed a hole in it. Employee #1 went into the restaurant kitchen to get a plastic bag with which he was going to repair the hole. While he was working with the container on a table adjacent a kitchen stove, the container ignited and burst into flames. The source of ignition was not known. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment of second and third degree burns.
Keywords: burn, leak, flammable liquid, inadequate maint, fire, arm, face, gasoline, gas can
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126151364 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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