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Accident: 201124484 - Employees Burns Hands And Wrists From Hot Asphalt On Roof

Accident: 201124484 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 05/23/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30083955205/29/20031761Louis And Riparetti Roofing
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on May 23, 2003, Employee #1 was mopping hot asphalt on a roof with open skylights. He stepped onto a skylight opening and grabbed the sides of the opening covered by hot asphalt to avoid falling. His hands and wrists were burned. He was hospitalized to treat both hands.
Keywords: burn, skylight, roof, hot asphalt
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 18
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300839552 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Roofers

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