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Accident: 201120227 - Employee Burned By Hot Asphalt In Same-Level Fall

Accident: 201120227 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 03/21/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11974655004/08/19971761Star Roofing, Inc.
Employee #1 was carrying buckets of hot asphalt across a flat roof when his shoelaces became entangled in his boot hooks. He tripped and fell, splashing asphalt all over himself. Employee #1 suffered third-degree burns over various parts of his body.
Keywords: burn, roof, construction, tripped, hot asphalt, fall, spill, entangled
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119746550 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:3
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall, other

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