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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 125618744 - The Johnny Rockets Group, Inc. Dba Johnny Rockets

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Francisco

Nr: 125618744Report ID: 0950611Open Date: 03/19/2007

The Johnny Rockets Group, Inc. Dba Johnny Rockets
1946 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5812/Eating Places
NAICS: 722110/Full-Service Restaurants
Mailing: 25550 Commercentre Dr., Suite #200, Lake Forest, CA 92630

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:04/24/2007
Close Case:02/07/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361574486    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $23,000
Current Penalty $3,600 $0 $0 $1,000 $0 $4,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 04/26/2007 05/01/2007 $1,000 $5,000 $0 05/14/2008 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 3203 A 04/26/2007 05/09/2007 $3,600 $18,000 $0 05/14/2008 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201183357Event: 01/11/2007Employee Is Burned When Splashed With Hot Oil
On January 11, 2007, Employee #1, a cook, was working the night shift at a restaurant. In addition to preparing food, the night shift cooks were responsible for cleaning up and closing the restaurant. Cleanup procedures included the filtering of oil from a deep fryer machine, and cleaning all equipment used to include the fryer, the grill and the hood's filters. The fryer, manufactured by FRYMASTER, Model Number MJH50, Serial Number 0209IA0002, had been purchased approximately three years prior and did not have a lid. At approximately 11:00 p.m. Employee #1 began carrying out the restaurant's cleanup and closing procedures. After filtering the hot oil from the deep fryer by using a portable filter, he turned the deep fryer back on to make fried chicken for his Supervisor. He then proceeded to clean the grill and the hood's filters. About 25 minutes later, he finished cleaning the equipment and began installing the freshly washed filters back inside the hood. As he was kneeling on the grill next to the fryer to reach the location for the filters to be installed, which was directly above the uncovered fryer containing hot oil (approximately 300 F), the filter fell into the fryer. Hot oil splashed on Employee #1's left ankle. The next morning, Employee #1 was instructed by his supervisor to go to the hospital for treatment. He was treated at St. Francis Hospital, where he received first aid and was scheduled for a follow-up exam. Five days later, Employee #1 was hospitalized and underwent three surgical procedures due to an infection that developed on his left ankle. The accident investigation revealed that the employer was in violation for not reporting the injury immediately, as well as failed to conduct routine periodic inspections to identify unsafe conditions or work practices. In addition, the employer failed to correct unsafe work practices and work procedures in a timely manner.
Keywords: burn, safety latch, food preparation, cooker, hot cooking oil, ankle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125618744 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Short-order cooks

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