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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 953455 - Employee'S Face Burned In Flash Fire

Accident: 953455 -- Report ID: 0355114 -- Event Date: 11/02/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10572461111/02/19901721Speidel Construction, Inc.
Employee #1 opened a bypass valve on a propane burner, bypassing the pilot light, then opened the pilot light valve. This allowed excess gas to gather in the chamber. When Employee #1 attempted to light the pilot, a flash fire occurred and burned his face. He was treated, then released.
Keywords: burn, pilot light, flammable vapors, work rules, fire, construction, gas, valve, propane, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105724611 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Construction laborers

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