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Accident: 95211.015 - Employee Receives Burn From Propane When Schedule 80 Couplin

Accident: 95211.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 04/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1229435.01505/02/2017Certified Propane Gas Corp.
At approximately 3:50 p.m. on April 28, 2017, an employee was filling a residential customer's tank with propane. The schedule 80 coupling malfunctioned and disconnected from the hose reel. The employee received first and second degree burns to his arm and face. The employee was hospitalized and treated for burns.
Keywords: propane, compressed gas, lp gas, face, combustible liquid, arm, accidental discharge, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1229435.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Driver-sales workers

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