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Accident: 201021508 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Frozen Chicken

Accident: 201021508 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 01/02/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30074942101/03/20082015Petaluma Acquisition Llc Dba Petaluma Poultry
On January 2, 2008, Employee #1, an employee of a temporary employment agency and a sanitation worker at a poultry processing plant, attempted to clear a blocked pipe on the jib chiller. While clearing the blockage, the employee was struck in the face and shoulder with a plug containing ice and chicken parts. Employee #1 suffered a broken jaw and shoulder injury; he was hospitalized. On January 2, 2008, the employer reported the incident to the Santa Rosa DOSH district office.
Keywords: fracture, maintenance, pipe plug, shoulder, struck by, frozen, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300749421 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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