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Accident: 70088.015 - Worker Is Burned When He Falls Onto Hot Rubber.

Accident: 70088.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 01/16/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1020057.01501/22/2015Legacy Roofing & Waterproofing, Inc.
At 1:50 p.m. on January 16, 2015, Employee #1, employed by a roofing and waterproofing company, was performing deck forming work. He was pouring hot rubber from a bucket to the forming deck. As he poured rubber from his last bucket of the day, Employee #1's foot caught on the sticky surface, and he began to fall. As he fell, the glove protecting the hand that held the bucket came off. He fell onto the hot rubber and sustained burns to his right forearm. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for 3rd degree burns. The subsequent investigation determined that the rubber he was applying had a temperature of 400 degrees.
Keywords: seal, caught by, decking, glove, installing, hot asphalt, fall, construction, burn, arm
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1020057.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Highway Maintenance Worker FallDist:
FatCause: Other

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