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Accident: 202080255 - Two Workers Are Burned By Flash Fire

Accident: 202080255 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 08/20/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31375346908/20/20098059North Fork Mt Pleasant, L.L.C Dba Carebridge Assis
On August 20, 2009, workers of North Fork Mt Pleasant, L.L.C., dba Carebridge Assisted Living Community, smelled propane gas in the kitchen area. The workers initially thought that the smell was coming from the gas dryer in the laundry room adjacent to the kitchen, but later determined that the pilot light on the commercial stove burned out. Two workers relit the pilot light, when a flash fire occurred and injured them.
Keywords: burn, pilot light, head, heat, ventilation, fire, gas, propane, concussion, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313753469 Non Hospitalized injury Concussion Health aides, except nursing
2 313753469 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Health aides, except nursing

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