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Accident: 202598363 - Employee Is Burned By Spilled Asphalt

Accident: 202598363 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 07/20/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31350610708/05/20091761Aaa Roofing By Gene Inc
At about 2:40 p.m. on July 20, 2009, Employee #1, with a roofing contractor, was walking toward mop buckets carrying two buckets of hot asphalt (450 degrees Fahrenheit) in both gloved hands. When he slipped and fell on his back, hot asphalt spilled on him. Employee #1 was hospitalized for third-degree burns on both hands and second-degree burns on his left forearm and left lower leg.
Keywords: burn, forearm, slip, walking surface, hot asphalt, fall, spill, hand, asphalt, leg
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 Construction
1 313506107 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Other

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