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Accident: 201637873 - Employee Is Burnt From Hot Asphalt

Accident: 201637873 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 04/23/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31169926804/24/20082952Herbert Malarkey Roofing Co
On April 23, 2008, Employee #1, of Herbert Malarkey Roofing Company, was unplugging a valve that contained hot asphalt. He was heating the valve with a torch to melt the plug and was not wearing a face shield or protective gloves. When the plug came out under pressure, Employee #1 was splashed in the hands and face with hot asphalt. He was hospitalized and treated for the burns he sustained.
Keywords: burn, protective clothing, ppe, face, hand, asphalt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311699268 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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