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Accident: 202455259 - Employee'S Hand And Arm Are Burned By Hot Grease

Accident: 202455259 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 11/23/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31049517112/12/20085812Jack In The Box
On the morning of November 23, 2008, Employee #1, a fryer who had worked at a Jack in the Box fast food establishment since March 7, 2008, was cleaning the area surrounding the fryer trays, to remove fried taco residue. Employee #1's hand inadvertently slipped into hot grease, and her right hand and arm were burned. Employee #1 was taken to Community Hospital, where she was stabilized. She was then transferred to Sherman Oaks Hospital, where she was hospitalized for two-thirds of the day. During the investigation, it was determined that Employee #1's work hours varied and that her supervisor, who directed her, was not present at the time of the accident.
Keywords: burn, food preparation, cleaning, slip, hot cooking oil, fryer, arm, hand, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310495171 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Short-order cooks

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