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Accident: 201070562 - Employee Is Burned After Tripping On Bin Containing Hot Oil

Accident: 201070562 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 11/08/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30703599812/20/20067996Sea World
At approximately 4:40 p.m. on November 8, 2006, Employee #1, a food service worker at a cafeteria located inside a marine animal park, was removing food items from the service line and carrying them on a tray back to a refrigerator. While walking through the fry cook area with the tray in front of her, Employee #1 tripped on a bin containing hot oil that had been placed on the floor by another worker. Employee #1 was hospitalized at UCSD Burn Center for first- and second-degree burns on her knee.
Keywords: burn, knee, heat, food preparation, hot cooking oil, lubricating fluid, communication, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307035998 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Food counter, fountain and related occupations

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