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Accident: 202316485 - Employee Falls And Is Burned In Hot Tar

Accident: 202316485 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 10/26/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30989786611/13/20061761Peterson - Dean, Inc
On October 26, 2006 an employee of Petersen-Dean, Inc. was working on the roof of a building. The employee was carrying two 5-gallon buckets filled with hot asphalt. He tripped and fell forward over roof insulation debris and dropped the buckets down. The hot liquid asphalt splashed into his left torso, arm and face, which resulted into second degree burn. The paramedics were called,and the employee was immediately transported to Valley Medical Center in San Jose. He was hospitalized and treated for burns.
Keywords: burn, slip, hot asphalt, fall, face, hot tar, work surface, asphalt
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 6 72
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309897866 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Other

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