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Accident: 201155017 - Employee Burned By Hot Asphalt

Accident: 201155017 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 05/09/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12596811507/24/20011761Kluk Roofing Co
At approximately, 3:00 p.m., on May 9, 2001, Employee #1 was carrying a bucket of hot asphalt while walking on a flat roof. The employee hit the bucket against a pipe about 12 inches long that was affixed to the roof. The hot asphalt splashed on the employee's face and right hand. He received third-degree burns on his right hand and face. The employee was taken to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center and hospitalized for 3 days.
Keywords: burn, heat, roof, hot asphalt, face, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125968115 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Helpers, construction trades

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