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Accident: 110289.015 - Employee Sustains Infection Following Needle Jab

Accident: 110289.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 06/21/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1354997.01510/23/2018Forrest Farms, Inc.
At 8:00 a.m. on June 21, 2018, an employee was working at a turkey farm. He and a coworker were vaccinating turkeys. The employee was holding a turkey. As his coworker moved to inject the turkey that the employee was holding, the turkey moved. The employee was struck by the vaccinating needle in his finger. After leaving work, he sought medical attention later that evening. He was hospitalized with an infection.
Keywords: animal, animal handler, injection, infection, injected, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1354997.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Puncture Laborers, except construction

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