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Accident: 202563284 - Employee Is Burned By Asphalt After Trip And Fall

Accident: 202563284 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 12/10/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31275902012/12/20081761California Roof Management & Construction, Inc.
At approximately 1:00 pm on December 10, 2008, Employee #1, a laborer with California Roof Management & Construction, Inc., was on a commercial building roof carrying a 5 gallon bucket of hot asphalt. When he tripped (apparently on pipe lines), he lost his balance and fell forward approximately 12 ft on the roof. The hot asphalt entered his gloves, burning his wrist, and splashed onto his face, causing facial burns. Employee #1 was hospitalized at Valley Medical Center for treatment of the burns.
Keywords: burn, roof, glove, tripped, hot asphalt, fall, face, lost balance, asphalt, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312759020 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Roofers

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