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Accident: 170724884 - Employee Burned When Sprayed By Hot Asphalt

Accident: 170724884 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 05/10/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12568589105/24/19992951Paramount Petroleum, Inc.
On May 10, 1999, Employee #1 was loading hot asphalt into his truck to spray on road beds prior to paving. He was removing the Cam Lock cap on the truck when hot asphalt sprayed on his face and body through a valve that was not totally closed. Employee #1 sustained serious burns, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, loading, unsecured, work rules, equipment operator, hot asphalt, valve, face, accidental discharge, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125685891 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, heavy

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