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Accident: 200330595 - Employee Burned When Sprayed With Hot Asphalt

Accident: 200330595 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 05/30/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10276157406/07/20002951Koch Pavement Solutions
Employee #1 was unloading hot asphalt from a rail tanker car when he saw asphalt leaking from a fitting on the bottom of the tanker. He was disconnecting the 3 in. transfer hose before closing the manual valve when the fitting separated. Employee #1 sustained burns when he was sprayed with hot asphalt.
Keywords: burn, leak, hose, hot asphalt, off loading, spill, tank, accidental discharge, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102761574 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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