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Accident: 200925519 - Employee Is Burned When Splashed By Hot Asphalt

Accident: 200925519 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 08/12/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31251472208/13/20082951Branscome Inc
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on August 12, 2008, Employee #1 and coworkers were pumping hot asphalt directly from the plant to a tanker truck. This was the first time this had been done at this plant. Employee #1 was disconnecting the hose from the tanker truck when the hot asphalt splashed on him. He was hospitalized with second and third degree burns to multiple parts of his body.
Keywords: burn, truck, struck by, asphalt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312514722 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, heavy

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