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Accident: 202078143 - Employee Burned When Light Ignites Vapors

Accident: 202078143 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 05/04/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31112401005/04/20077538Prestige Auto Repair
On May 4, 2007, Employee #1 was underneath a car, removing an automotive gas tank. The general purpose hand lamp he was using broke, igniting gasoline vapors and starting a fire. He was hospitalized with second and third degree burns to his right arm and chest.
Keywords: burn, chest, automotive repair, dismantling, flammable vapors, fire, lighting fixture, automobile, arm, gasoline
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311124010 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Automobile mechanics

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