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Accident: 201061611 - Backery Employee Sustained A Second-Degree Burns

Accident: 201061611 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 02/13/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12013663503/01/19995411Vons #358
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on February 13, 1999, Employee #1 sustained a second-degree burn of her right and left arms. At the time of the accident, Employee #1 was pulling out a hot tray rack with freshly baked cookies from a large baking oven at the bake shop, when the rack tipped forward and fell on her. She was transported to UCSD Burn Center for treatment. Employee #1 was hospitalized. She had three years of work experience, but pulled the hot transit rack at its top section during her haste. There were no eye witnesses to the accident. The causal factor which contributed to the accident was the employer's failure to provide proper training for handling hot oven racks and trays.
Keywords: burn, oven, bakery rack, arm, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120136635 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Sales occupations, other business services

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