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Accident: 115451.015 - Shotgun Misfires And Explodes In Worker'S Hands, Sustains Fi

Accident: 115451.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 03/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1393807.01504/16/2019Five Points Ranch, Inc.
On March 16, 2019, an employee was working at a fruit and tree nut farm. He was firing a shotgun at birds. A round in the weapon misfired and plugged the barrel . The next shell he tried to fire caused the gun to explode. He suffered the amp utation of the fingertip of a small finger and a laceration of the hand. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: agriculture, amputated, amputation, explosion, fingertip, gunfire, gunshot, hand, laceration
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1393807.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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