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Accident: 202447751 - Employee'S Arm Burned When Splashed By Hot Tar

Accident: 202447751 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 10/11/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31060134912/07/20071761R D Winkle Company
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on October 11, 2007, Employee #1, of R.D. Winkle Company, a roofing contractor in Thousand Palms, CA, was sprayed with hot tar on his left forearm from a Cleasby Kettle. He sustained third-degree burns on his arm and was hospitalized for three days.
Keywords: burn, work rules, construction, hot asphalt, roofer, spill, arm, hot tar, accidental discharge
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Other Under $50,000 1 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310601349 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors, n.e.c.

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