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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 100327.015 - Employee Was Burned With Hot Fryer Oil When A Disposable Lig

Accident: 100327.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 05/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1270539.01510/18/2017Ansara Restaurant Group Dba Red Robin Westland 377

At 2:30 p.m. on May 27, 2917, an employee was removing a disposable lighter from a vat of fryer oil using a skimmer. The lighter exploded, causing heated oil of approximately 365 degrees Fahrenheit to splash the employee. The employee susta ined dermal burns to the right arm, hand and face.

Keywords: burn, explosion, food preparation, heat, hot cooking oil, propane, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1270539.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Short-order cooks

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