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Accident: 200330587 - Two Employees Burned By Spray Of Hot Asphalt

Accident: 200330587 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 06/01/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10276169906/05/20001531Wanzek Construction
Employees #1 and #2 were removing a 4 in. in-take line from an asphalt heater when stored energy in the line caused the hot asphalt to spray out on them. Both sustained burns, but neither required hospitalization.
Keywords: burn, work rules, construction, lockout, high pressure, hot asphalt, spill, accidental discharge, pressure release, asphalt
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 102761699 Non Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Other
2 102761699 Non Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Other

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