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Accident: 202473583 - Employee Burns Elbow In Hot Oil

Accident: 202473583 -- Report ID: 0950636 -- Event Date: 03/19/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30718403603/22/20075812Dejon Enterprises, Inc. Dba Mcdonald Restaurant
At approximately 11:49 a.m. on March 19, 2007, Employee #1 was working at a McDonald's Restaurant in Norwalk, CA. He was helping out at the frying station, when he had an epileptic seizure. He was in a convulsive-like state, and his right elbow went into the hot grease. A coworker immediately pulled his elbow out of the grease and poured a bowl of cold water onto his elbow. Employee #1 suffered second- and third- degree burns on his elbow and was transported to the hospital, where he was treated and released four days later.
Keywords: burn, food preparation, hot cooking oil, fryer, elbow
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307184036 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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