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Accident: 170133888 - Employee Burned By Hot Oil

Accident: 170133888 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: 09/07/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12375155409/07/19955812Nye Beach Inc
Employee #1 was carrying two 5 gallon buckets of oil, just cleaned out of a deep fat fryer, to the outside dumpster of a restaurant. After traveling some 30 yards he slipped on spilled oil and dumped the hot oil over himself. Employee #1 was wearing tennis shoes, a tee-shirt, and shorts. He sustained deep second-degree burns to both hands and arms, and to his left foot and lower leg. The manager cooled him with water, then transported him to Pacific Communities Hospital, Newport, OR. Three days later, he was transferred to the burn unit at Emmanuel Hospital, Portland, OR.
Keywords: burn, ppe, work rules, slip, hot cooking oil, slippery surface, spill, hand, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123751554 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Kitchen workers, food preparation

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