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Accident: 201342268 - Employee Killed After Being Burned Hot Oil

Accident: 201342268 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 03/13/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30379303803/26/20024212Suburban Hauling Co., Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30379302003/26/20022951Asphalt Sales Plant #1
On March 13, 2002, Employee #1 was delivering hot asphalt oil to a customer. While off-loading his truck, Employee #1 disconnected the hose. The shutoff valve on the back of the truck was not closed. Once the butterfly clips on the hose end had been released, the hose came off of the truck spout and hot asphalt oil began to run out of the back of the truck. Employee #1 was splashed with hot oil on his forearms, face, chest and legs and was killed.
Keywords: delivery work, forearm, shut-off valve, leg, burn, chest, hose, hot asphalt, face, asphalt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303793038 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 303793020 Occupation not reported

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