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Accident: 202357315 - Employee Is Burned By Hot Asphalt

Accident: 202357315 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 04/01/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30822818804/01/20052951Aggregate Industries - Mid Atlantic
On April 1, 2005, Employee #1 was working for an asphalt plant. Employee #1 was climbing down from a 6.8-ft ladder. The ladder was on the side of a calibration tank. The pipe used to pump liquid asphalt into the tank spit out a cold plug at the tank opening, splashing Employee #1 on the hands and arms with hot asphalt. Employee #1 was hospitalized where he was treated for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, ladder, arm, tank, hand, plug adapter, asphalt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308228188 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction

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