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Accident: 106042.015 - Employee Sustains Burns While Filling Truck With Asphalt Sea

Accident: 106042.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 05/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1319392.01505/31/2018Diversified Asphalt Products, Inc.
At 4:30 p.m. on May 22, 2018, an employee was filling a truck with high performance asphalt sealant. The employee manually stuck a valve open on the truck to save time, but forgot to close it before activating the reverse flow. This resulted in hot sealant splashing onto the employee, resulting in third degree burns on both arms. The employee was wearing gloves, goggles, and a short sleeve shirt at the time of the accident.
Keywords: valve, arm, asphalt, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1319392.015 66 M Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Truck drivers, light

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