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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201121134 - Employee Burned Forearm And Hands In Hot Asphalt

Accident: 201121134 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 05/20/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12551938910/23/19981761Shaughnessy Roofing
Employee #1 was working with a crew repairing a roof. While transporting a bucket of hot tar, Employee #1 stepped into an open 6-in. vent. Employee #1's hands ended up in the buckets of hot asphalt he was carrying. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment of his severely burned hands and forearms.
Keywords: burn, roof, hot asphalt, roofer, arm, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125519389 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Other

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