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Accident: 200963619 - Employee Injured When Burned By Hot Asphalt

Accident: 200963619 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 12/10/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30288810212/13/19992952Owens Corning Corporation
Employees were attempting to unclog a pipe that was blocked with asphalt. Employee #1 was standing in front of the pipe. He tried to remove bolts from the two sections of the pipe and flange when the blocked asphalt was discharged through the pipe. Employee #1 received severe burns to the arms, legs, chest and stomach and on his back. The discharge of the asphalt was not prevented in any way by some form of lock-out. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, chest, back, hot asphalt, pipe, struck by, arm, stomach, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302888102 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Machinery maintenance occupations

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