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Accident: 93725.015 - Employee Receives Burns While Trying To Light Burner On Fire

Accident: 93725.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 03/02/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1215690.01503/08/2017J M J Plumbing Llc
At approximately 3:45 p.m. on March 2, 2017, an employee was trying to light the burner on the fire pit. The excess gas built up in the pit and the igniters lit the gas. The employee suffered third degree burns to the left arm and first degree burns to the face for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, ignition system, natural gas, lockout/tagout, face, fire
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 4 68
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1215690.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters FallDist:
Cause: Landscaping
FatCause: Fall from vehicle (vehicle/construction equipment)

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