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Accident: 202556841 - Cook Steps In Hot Water And Burns Ankle

Accident: 202556841 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 09/29/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31714363410/14/20137996Disneyland Resort
On August 29, 2013, Employee #1, a 25-year-old male, short-order cook with Disneyland Resort, was working in a restaurant kitchen, during a shift change. The kitchen floor drain backed up and filled with hot water, so a coworker pulled the cover off, in an attempt to unclog the drain. Employee #1 came into the area to start his shift and inadvertently stepped into the uncovered drain, filled with hot water and suffered second degree burns to his right foot and ankle. Employee #1 was hospitalized as a result of this burn event. Employee #1 was a full-time employee.
Keywords: burn, food preparation, drain pipe, floor hole, clogged, hot water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317143634 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Short-order cooks

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