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Accident: 201622933 - Employee Burns Arms And Hands

Accident: 201622933 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 06/12/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31355119406/15/20101611Moser Paving Inc
Employee #1 was heating a metal bucket that contained asphalt sealant with a propane torch. Employee #1 set the torch down and picked up the bucket to pour the now liquified asphalt sealant into the applicator. As Employee #1 poured it into the applicator the asphalt sealant burst into flames and burned his arms and hands.
Keywords: burn, torch, arm, asphalt, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313551194 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Fire/explosion

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