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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111792610 - City And County Of San Francisco

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Foster City District Office

Nr: 111792610Report ID: 0950613Open Date: 11/29/1990

City And County Of San Francisco
American Rock Asphalt Plant, 1 Old Quarry Rd.
Brisbane, CA 94005
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1611/Highway and Street Construction, Except Elevated Highways
Mailing: 2323 Army St., San Francisco, CA 94124

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/12/1990
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/22/1994

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361043425    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509 B 12/13/1990 01/15/1991 $0 $0 $0 A - Amendment
  2. 02001 Serious 1520 12/13/1990 11/29/1990 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170172522Event: 11/13/1990Employee Burned When Hot Asphalt Spills
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on November 13, 1990, Employee #1, who worked for the city and county of San Francisco, was in the back of a pickup truck filling an asphalt pot with hot liquid asphalt that was carried in an open bucket. As he climbed onto the truck, he slipped and fell, spilling the hot asphalt onto his arms. The asphalt ran down his arms and inside the gloves that he was wearing, causing second-degree burns on both his hands. The gloves were made of PVC and were not suitable protection against the hot substance. The crew had been provided with leather gloves for such work, but Employee #1 had not been instructed by his foreman to wear them.
Keywords: clothing, glove, work rules, slip, construction, hot asphalt, fall, spill, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111792610 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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