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Accident: 201761525 - Employee Burned In Fire

Accident: 201761525 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 02/28/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30450741102/28/20027538D & M Diesel Service
Employee #1, a diesel mechanic, was changing a leaking belly valve on a bobtail trailer that contained solvent. Employee #1 caught the residual solvent from the truck in buckets. He accidentally dropped the shop light, which fell onto the ground and ignited the buckets of solvent, causing a fire. Employee #1 sustained second degree burns to his body and was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, fire, truck, valve, trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304507411 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Specified mechanics and repairers

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