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Accident: 170835144 - Employee Is Burned By Hot Asphalt

Accident: 170835144 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 05/03/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12553810805/05/20061761Wedge Roofing Inc
On May 3, 2006, Employee #1, with Wedge Roofing, Inc., was on a roof carrying a bucket of hot liquid asphalt. He lost his balance, causing the asphalt to splash onto his hands. Employee #1 was hospitalized for first- and second-degree burns to the front side of both hands.
Keywords: burn, roof, tripped, hot asphalt, roofer, lost balance, hand, asphalt
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125538108 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Other

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