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Accident: 111325.015 - Employee'S Hand Is Bitten By Wolf

Accident: 111325.015 -- Report ID: 0316300 -- Event Date: 06/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1362555.01511/29/2018Smithsonian Institution
At 2:00 p.m. on June 30, 2018, an employee was introducing a maned wolf to a coworker and placed his right hand through an opening between a gate and post. The employee had his hand bit by the wolf, sustaining a puncture and laceration. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: animal bite, hand, laceration, animal handler
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1362555.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Animal caretakers, except farm

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