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Accident: 115918.015 - Employee Injures Finger When Bitten By Rattlesnake While Wee

Accident: 115918.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 05/01/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1397989.01505/03/2019Brightview Landscape Development, Inc.
At 12:20 p.m. on May 1, 2019, an employee was working on a hillside planting bougainvillea shrubs short planting pics and hand weeding. The employee was wearing thin neoprene gloves and had reached with his left arm to pull weeds that were growing underneath a shrub. The employee was bitten by a rattlesnake on his left hand below the knuckle near his pinky finger. The employee was transported to Sharp Chula Vista Hospital and was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: poisoning, hand, animal, animal bite, glove, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1397989.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Puncture Laborers, except construction

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