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Accident: 200625440 - Employee Receives Electric Shock When Plugging In Cooler

Accident: 200625440 -- Report ID: 0454716 -- Event Date: 07/10/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31366033407/10/20095812Kinkaku Japanese Steak House
At approximately 11:24 a.m. on July 10, 2009, Employee #1 (a cook) was plugging in the electrical cord to the beer cooler, located in the bar area, when he received an electric shock. He had recently replaced the cooler's defective cord with a new cord and plug. Another employee heard a scream and turned off the breaker to the bar area. Employee #1 was still lying on the table when police and medical personnel arrived. He was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: food preparation, electric shock, disconnecting means, electric cord
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313660334 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Cooks, except short order

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