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Accident: 201614906 - Employee Is Stuck By Needle While Vaccinating Chickens

Accident: 201614906 -- Report ID: 1054193 -- Event Date: 06/27/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31566026607/06/20110761Jerry Ruiz
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31566028207/06/20110252Wilcox Farms Inc

On June 27, 2011, Employee #1, a temporary farm labor contractor, was sent to an egg production facility to manually vaccinate chickens with a Salmonella enteritidis vaccine. Employee #1 had to restrain the chickens in order to vaccinate them. As she was restraining one of the chickens, it moved, causing Employee #1 to miss the chicken and stick the needle in her hand. She was hospitalized for treatment. .

Keywords: ppe, agriculture, stuck, hand, puncture, infectious disease

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315660266 Hospitalized injury Puncture Farm workers
2 315660282 Occupation not reported

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