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Inspection: 309974954 - Manassas Asphalt, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Hlth Reg 1

Nr: 309974954Report ID: 0352450Open Date: 05/24/2006

Manassas Asphalt, Inc.
14104 Weeping Willow Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 561790/Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings
Mailing: 8775 Bradley Forge Drive, Manassas, VA 20112

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/24/2006
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:09/06/2006
Emphasis: S:Struck-By

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $625 $0 $0 $0 $0 $625
Current Penalty $250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260095 A 06/05/2006 06/10/2006 $250 $625 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202360046Event: 05/19/2006Employee Is Injured When Struck By Exploding Spray Can
On May 24, 2006, Employee #1 was marking the boundaries of an outside parking lot, preparing to apply a top coat (SM9.5) on existing asphalt. Employee #1 used an inverted spray paint can to mark the lot. Employee #1 sprayed once and then measured. Employee #1 was bending over while spraying. Employee #1 shook the can and proceeded to spray a second time, when the spray can exploded, striking him in the upper chest area. Employee #1 inhaled the paint and gases and lost consciousness. Employee #1 was wearing gloves but not eye protection. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital where he was treated for a severe contusion to the chest.
Keywords: chest, construction, spray painting, explosion, struck by, asphalt, contusion, road paving
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309974954 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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