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Accident: 99183.015 - Roofing Worker Is Sprayed By Hot Asphalt And Is Burned

Accident: 99183.015 -- Report ID: 1054191 -- Event Date: 07/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1250681.01507/27/20171761317717707 - Mcdonald & Wetle Inc
At 7:45 a.m. on July 25, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was filling hot asphalt from a bulk tank. The stinger hose ruptured, and hot asphalt sprayed onto Employee #1. Employee #1 was wearing his PPE, and limited specks of the asphalt made contact with his bare skin. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for burns.
Keywords: struck by, asphalt, construction, material handling, roof, hose, equipment failure, burn, rupture, roofer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1250681.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Lifting operations

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