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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201701729 Event: 07/28/2004Employee Is Burned While Lighting Water Heater
On July 28, 2004, Employee #1 had bled an LP gas line, and then reconnected it to a water heater. While lighting the heater, the residual LP gas in the room ignited. Employee #1 was hospitalized for burns on his arms and legs.
Keywords: burn, vapor, flammable vapors, compressed gas, fire, gas, lp gas, gas fitting, water heater
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 306605239 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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