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Accident: 202551594 - Worker Is Burned From Flash Explosion In Fuel Line

Accident: 202551594 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 04/19/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31316524304/27/20107996Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Us Inc Dba Disneyland
On April 19, 2010, Employee #1, an operating engineer of Disneyland Resort, was repairing Locomotive Number 4. He was unclogging an obstructed fuel line using pressurized air to force the obstructing back into the firebox. The operation caused a flash explosion, and Employee #1 was hospitalized for first and second degree burns to his face, ears, and right arm.
Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, compressed air, clogged, explosion, arm, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313165243 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Operating engineers

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