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Accident: 201021391 - Employee Burns Hand In Bucket Of Hot Asphalt

Accident: 201021391 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 10/26/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30074933010/31/20071761Alcal/Arcade Contracting Inc
On October 26, 2007, Employee #1, a roofer, was carrying a bucket of hot asphalt as he walked along the roof. The bucket struck a portion of the building and he lost his balance. As he fell, his hand plunged into the bucket of asphalt. Employee #1 sustained a serious burn to his hand, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, roof, construction, hot asphalt, manual mat handling, roofer, fall, hand, high temperature, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300749330 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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