FACE Reports

Reports from the NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program


FACEValue: Mechanic burned after gasoline ignites

A 47-year-old auto mechanic died when gasoline he was pouring into a motor vehicle ignited and burned him. The victim had worked at the auto shop for two years. His employer did not have a written safety program, Injury and Illness Prevention Program, or job training program that provided safety training to employees.
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