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Accident: 107834.015 - Employee Burns Hands And Legs During Hot Asphalt Paving Oper

Accident: 107834.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 07/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1334349.01507/31/2018E. Stanley Paving
At 3:30 p.m. on July 26, 2018, an employee was operating a skid-steer to remove hot asphalt from a dump truck. The employee was operating the skid-steer scoop above his head to blindly remove the asphalt. After scooping a load up from the dump truck, the employee raised the scoop and the hot asphalt poured down onto the employee. The employee received third degree burns to both lower legs and hands and was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: pouring, dump truck, hand, leg, hot asphalt, dump truck bed, burn, operating, operator, asphalt
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1334349.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Unloading-loading equipment/material (except by cr

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