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Accident: 201077336 - Employee Is Burned By Hot Grease

Accident: 201077336 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 06/09/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31534241010/14/20115812Bartell Hotels/Blue Pearl Restaurant
On June 9, 2011, Employee #1, a prep cook, opened the left door to freezer Number 5 to get some frozen fish. Employee #1 placed her hand in the freezer and tilted a rectangular, half gallon stainless steel pan to see what the contents were. As she tilted the pan, hot fat waste grease spilled on her right hand and thighs. Employee #1's coworker placed the pan of hot grease just minutes before Employee #1 tilted it. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for burn injuries.
Keywords: burn, food preparation, hot cooking oil, thigh, spill, freezer compartment, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315342410 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Kitchen workers, food preparation

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