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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 313169856 - City Of Orange Fire Dept

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 313169856Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 04/01/2011

City Of Orange Fire Dept
176 S Grand Street
Orange, CA 92866
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9224/Fire Protection
NAICS: 922160/Fire Protection

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/11/2011
Close Case:04/11/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202553376Event: 02/20/2011Employee Burns Ankle And Foot During Food Preparation
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
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313169856 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Police and detectives, public service

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