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Accident: 202553376 - Employee Burns Ankle And Foot During Food Preparation

Accident: 202553376 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/20/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31316985604/01/20119224City Of Orange Fire Dept
On February 20, 2011, Employee #1, a fire fighter, was assisting in preparing a fire station dinner. While removing a pork roast from the oven, grabbing a hold of the pots wire handle, the pot tilted and poured out a portion of its hot liquid contents. The hot liquid contacted Employee #1's lower leg and foot, causing a severe burn. Employee #1 was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange California, where he was hospitalized and treated for a burn to his right anterior ankle that measured 10 cm by 5 cm, as well as his foot.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, food preparation, equipment failure, ankle, foot, hot water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313169856 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Police and detectives, public service

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