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Accident: 171010556 - Employee Injured By Hot Asphalt Spill

Accident: 171010556 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 01/05/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12594030401/18/20021761Christopher Roofing Co Inc
Employee #1, a laborer, was loading a bucket of hot asphalt onto a truck. The bucket, containing 2 to 3 inches of hot material, tipped over and splashed him in the face. Employee #1 suffered second-degree burns.
Keywords: burn, construction, hot asphalt, spill, asphalt
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair $250,000 to $500,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125940304 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Loading dock forming and pouring
FatCause: Unloading-loading equipment/material (except by cr

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