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Accident: 96324.015 - Employee Sustains Burn From Release Of A Pressure Hose On An

Accident: 96324.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 05/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1239633.01506/07/2017Vss International, Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on May 22, 2017, Employee #1 was bottom loading an asphalt emulsion spray truck. The employee released the clam shells of a loaded hose under pressure before the material had been evacuated and the pressure had been released. As he pulled the supply hose from its attachment, Employee #1 was sprayed with asphalt material causing burns to his arms and hands.
Keywords: pressure release, hose, arm, accidental discharge, burn, hand, asphalt, truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1239633.015 67 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, heavy

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