Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202658548 - Employee Suffers Burns To The Body

Accident: 202658548 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 07/23/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31667088408/23/20131622Flatiron West, Inc.
On July 23, 2013, Employee #1, with Flatiron West, Inc., was filling a generator (Honda GX 390) with gasoline from a safety can with a coworker. The generator was used to provide power for the manual rolling screen to smooth out the poured concrete. Employee #1 and the coworker were pouring gasoline from a 5 gallon safety can (Justrite; Type 1, UL listed; Model Number: MH207, Issue Number: A-1) with a funnel into the generator. The generator was still hot from previous use, and the gasoline vapors ignited. The coworker was holding the funnel for Employee #1 and stated that the gasoline leaked out onto the generator, and a fire started. Employee #1 was hospitalized with first degree burns on his face and third degree burns on the top of his calf and foot.
Keywords: burn, highway, open flame, fire, construction, face, gasoline, foot, gas can, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation $5,000,000 to $20,000,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316670884 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
Cause: Forming
FatCause: Fire/explosion

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.