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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at J. Carroll Weaver Inc. in Corpus Christi, Texas

DATE: 12/19/19

An employee was holding an asphalt wand to spray liquid asphalt when the wand’s hose burst, spraying hot asphalt onto the employee. The employee suffered burns to the face, ear, and hand.

Report ID 20191213048  
Date 12/19/2019  
UPA 1528420  
Primary NAICS 238990  
Nature 1520 Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified
Part of Body 899 Multiple body parts, n.e.c.
Source 1644 Paving asphalt, asphaltic cement
Secondary Source 2122 Hoses
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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