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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304540107 - Labor Ready, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Tw Reg Hlth

Nr: 304540107Report ID: 0355124Open Date: 08/27/2001

Labor Ready, Inc.
11008 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23601
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7363/Help Supply Services

Inspection Type:Prog Related
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:08/27/2001
Close Case:08/27/2001

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 956003Event: 07/03/2001Employee Suffers Chemical Burns
Employee #1 was engaged in applying a viscous rubberized protective coating to the outside cement walls of a pump station, which was under construction. Employee #1 was using a roller to apply the sealant vertically overhead. The sealant dripped onto his face, arms, and legs and coated the leather gloves worn, soaking through to the skin. Employee #1 was also standing in the sealant which had accumulated on the floor of the trench soaking through the Employee #1's steel toe boots. Employee #1 was treated for chemical burns to the face, arms, hands, legs and feet. The trench and the wall height of the pump station was 26 ft high by 4 ft wide.
Keywords: ppe, coating operation, chemical burn, pump, pumping station
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304540107 Non Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Construction laborers

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