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Inspection: 309297406 - Ross & Barrows Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 309297406Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 02/06/2007

Ross & Barrows Inc
2043 S Lyon St
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1761/Roofing, Siding, and Sheet Metal Work
NAICS: 238160/Roofing Contractors
Mailing: 260 Alton, Santa Ana, CA 92707

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/12/2007
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/21/2007
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201148491Event: 10/19/2006Employee'S Arm Is Burnt By Hot Tar
On October 19, 2006, Employee #1 was involved in roofing a commercial building with his supervisor. Employee #1 was wearing appropriate work boots and gloves. He mopped an area to be roofed with tar and was beginning to roll out roofing material when he stepped forward and placed his foot on the wet tar. He then slipped and fell and put his right hand down to catch himself. His hand entered the cart of hot tar, approximately 450-500 degrees Fahrenheit. He was hospitalized with second and third degree burns to his hand and arm.
Keywords: burn, roof, slip, hot asphalt, roofer, slippery surface, hot tar, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309297406 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Roofers

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