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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 5
Current Violations 2 3 5
Initial Penalty $22,275 $0 $0 $6,135 $0 $28,410
Current Penalty $10,600 $0 $0 $3,000 $0 $13,600
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) 03/22/2019 $2,500 $5,000 $0 04/03/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 01002 Other 3203(A) 03/22/2019 $250 $650 $0 04/03/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  3. 01003 Other 5194(E)(1) 03/22/2019 $250 $485 $0 04/03/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  4. 02001 Serious 3302(A) 03/22/2019 $8,100 $16,200 $0 04/03/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  5. 03001 Serious 3384(A) 03/22/2019 $2,500 $6,075 $0 04/03/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 110743.015 Event: 10/28/2018Employee'S Feet And Legs Are Burned By Cooking Oil
At midnight on October 28, 2018, an employee was working for a party rental empl oyer that was catering a wedding reception at a private home along with cooks, s ervers, and bartenders. The employee is a part-time employee that works the empl oyers catering events. Food service included late night french fries and slider s, which the fryer was shut shortly after 11:00 p.m. At approximately 111:30 p.m ., a coworker emptied the oil from the fryer into a 10 gallon metal soup pot and then asked the employee to carry the pot to the parking area. The cooking oil h ad not cooled and was still at approximately 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Using dish towels on the handles, the employee and a coworker carried the pot from the outs ide patio around the north side of the house toward the parking area in the back . As they rounded the corner of the house and the employee opened a metal gate, condensation from the homes roof dripped into open pot, causing a splash of ho t oil to make contact with the coworkers arm. This caused the coworker to let g o of the pot handle. The pot tipped and spilled hot oil onto the feet and legs o f the employee who sustained severe burns. The employee was taken to a nearby bu rn center, where she was hospitalized and received treatment.
Keywords: burn, foot, hot cooking oil, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1357403.015 Non Hospitalized injury Waiters and waitresses
2 1357403.015 Hospitalized injury Waiters and waitresses

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