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Accident: 170895171 - Employee'S Hand Burned When Splashed By Hot Asphalt

Accident: 170895171 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 10/21/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12025447910/22/19971761Al Cooke
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on October 21, 1997, Employee #1, a contractor, was mopping a felt piece on the roof of a building when hot asphalt accidentally splashed on his right hand. He sustained second-degree burns to his hand and was administered first aid at the site.
Keywords: burn, roof, ppe, work rules, construction, hot asphalt, spill, hand, asphalt
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 35
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120254479 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Other

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