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Accident: 202523379 - Ring Is Caught On Turkey Cage And Amputates Finger

Accident: 202523379 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 10/18/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31669618610/26/20120253Diestel Turkey Ranch
On October 18, 2012, Employee #1, a 54-year-old male with Diestel Turkey Ranch, was working with a turkey cage while on a truck. While stepping down from the truck, his wedding ring was caught on the turkey cage. Employee #1 was hospitalized and suffered an amputation injury from the event.
Keywords: amputated, agriculture, finger, ring, animal handler, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316696186 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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