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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99526.015 Event: 08/22/2017Employee Sustains Burns From Hot Roofing Tar
At 3:30 p.m. on August 22, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was engaged in roofing work at a commercial building. As he went to wash his hands , he inadvertently stuck his hand in hot tar. Emergency services were called, a nd Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for second degree burns to his hand.
Keywords: building, burn, construction, hand, heat, hot tar, material handling, roof, roofer
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1261235.015 Hospitalized injury

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