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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at IOC Trucking, L.L.C. in Edinburg, Texas

DATE: 12/01/17

An employee was unscrewing a cap to connect a hose when hot liquid asphalt sprayed and burned both of his arms.

Report ID 20171211436  
Date 12/01/2017  
UPA 1289235  
Inspection 1280976  
Primary NAICS 484110  
Nature 1520 Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified
Part of Body 420 Arm(s), unspecified
Source 1644 Paving asphalt, asphaltic cement
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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