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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at OWENS CORNING HOUSTON ROOFING PLANT in Houston, Texas

DATE: 01/11/16

An employee burned the tops of both hands and wrists while disconnecting a hose on the asphalt machine.

Report ID 2016010255  
Date 01/11/2016  
UPA 1052881  
Primary NAICS 324122  
Nature 1520 Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified
Part of Body 482 Hand(s) and wrist(s)
Source 461 Roofing asphalt, roofing tar
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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