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Accident: 201044252 - Employee'S Body Is Burned With Hot Oil

Accident: 201044252 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 07/04/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31343951507/10/20095812Kentucky Fried Chicken
At approximately 4:10 p.m. on July 4, 2009, Employee #1, a main cook, was standing in front of a Henny Penny 8-Head gas pressure fryer (m/n 690) and lifted the lid to remove cooked chicken. The lid shot up dislocating Employee #1's right shoulder and spewing oil onto her arms, abdomen and legs. Employee #1 was severely burned. She screamed and ran to a nearby sink with hose to apply cool water. A coworker called for an ambulance, and Employee #1 was taken to the University Medical Center Burn Unit in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she was hospitalized. Employee #1 did not use any personal protective equipment.
Keywords: burn, heat, abdomen, food preparation, cooker--pressure, ppe, hot cooking oil, fryer, arm, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313439515 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Short-order cooks

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