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Accident: 70099.015 - Worker Trips, Falls And Burns Hand On Carrying Hot Waterproo

Accident: 70099.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 01/02/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1018689.01501/16/2015South Coast Specialty Systems, Inc.
At 11:30 a.m. on January 2, 2015, Employee #1, employed by a construction contractor at a multiemployer building construction project, was engaged in waterproofing. He was carrying buckets of hot rubberized asphalt waterproofing material. While carrying a bucket and walking between a step-ladder and a portable trash bin, Employee #1 tripped, fell, and splashed hot rubberized asphalt into his gloved hand. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for third-degree burns to his right hand.
Keywords: seal, fall, hand, hot asphalt, glove, construction, tripped, burn
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1018689.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FatCause: Other

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