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Accident: 201381225 - Three Employees Suffer Burns When Gas Ignites

Accident: 201381225 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 04/09/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31286463004/09/20103499Tec Installations Inc
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on April 9, 2010, Employees #1, #2, and #3 sustained second and third degree burns to their faces and hands. The propylene cylinder gas in the box truck had apparently leaked in the box area of the truck. Upon opening the truck rear door, the gas flowed approximately 8 feet towards the building furnace and apparently, the gas was ignited by the pilot light causing the gas to flash.
Keywords: burn, pilot light, gas, propylene, flashback, gas leak, face, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312864630 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.
2 312864630 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters
3 312864630 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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