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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14291694 Event: 11/17/1988Employee Burned By Hot Tar When Pipe Ruptures
Employee #1 was waiting for transportation home. Another employer on the job site was pumping approximately 350 degree Fahrenheit tar from a tar kettle through a 40 ft pipe onto a roof. The pipe broke and splattered tar onto Employee #1's face, hair, neck, and hands. Employee #1 was treated by a physician for second-degree burns on his hands and face and third-degree burns on his hands.
Keywords: equipment failure, pipe, hot tar, hand, burn, construction, rupture, face
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 105716187 Occupation Not Listed

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