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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304251028 - Brake Kingdom Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ft. Lauderdale

Nr: 304251028Report ID: 0418800Open Date: 02/19/2002

Brake Kingdom Inc.
19000 West Dixie Highway
Miami, FL 33180
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7538/General Automotive Repair Shops

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:07/08/2002
Close Case:07/10/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200673853Event: 02/17/2002Employee Fatally Burned From Erupting Flames
On February 17, 2002, Employee #1 was siphoning gasoline from a jet ski with the use of a motorized pump. The pump was plugged into a battery charger as he drew the fuel from the vehicle. During the offloading of the fuel, a spark was generated igniting flammable vapors. The flammable vapors ignited the gasoline within vehicle sending flames out of the fuel portal and fatally burning Employee #1.
Keywords: burn, flammable vapors, battery charger, spark, gasoline, pump
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304251028 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Automobile mechanics

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