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Accident: 92648.015 - Three Employees Are Burned When Pressure Fryer Lid Malfuncti

Accident: 92648.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 01/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1206392.01501/27/2017Wendbeck Corporation

At 2:13 p.m. on January 24, 2017, three employees were working in the kitchen ar ea of a restaurant. After Employee #1 placed raw chicken pieces into a pressure fryer for cooking, securing the lid with a latch handle. The cooker was operatin g at a pressure of 12 psi, when the latch gave way. The lid flew off, spraying h ot oil into the immediate work area that contacted Employees #1, #2, and #3. All three employees were taken to a nearby hospital, where Employees #2 and #3 were treated for first and second degree burns and released from the hospital the sa me day. Employee #1 was taken to a burn unit at another hospital for treatment.

Keywords: burn, equipment failure, hot cooking oil, pressure vessel, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1206392.015 25 F Hospitalized injury Food counter, fountain and related occupations

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