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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202554937 - Employee Is Burned By Chemicals

Accident: 202554937 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 06/14/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31553000607/10/20125812Zeefood Enterprises Inc Dba Sizzler #419
On June 14, 2012, Employee #1 was hand washing dishes in a restaurant's kitchen. These dishes had been soaking overnight in the sink in a solution of approximately 12-15 gallons of water and one-half cup of bleach (pure bright ultra germicidal bleach, 5.0-6.0% sodium hypochlorite). Employee #1 was wearing disposal vinyl gloves at the time. After 10 to 15 minutes of dishwashing, Employee #1 sustained welts/blisters (chemical burns) on the bottom half of his forearm, which became infected. Employee #1 had to have multiple surgeries, which included skin graft and surgery on the right side forearm area.
Keywords: bleach, glove, forearm, infection, chemical burn, skin, hand, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315530006 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Kitchen workers, food preparation

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