Farm Worker Injured

Farm Worker Injured

A farm worker suffered injuries after his arm was trapped in a machine at the Case Farms’ hatchery late Thursday morning.

Responding authorities said that the arm of the worker was temporarily trapped in a machine and added that the worker experienced bleeding in the area of his arm.

Fire Chief Dan Varner said that the injury was “not bad-bad.”

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) area director in Columbus, Deborah Zubaty said that they have been notified of the incident as of early Thursday afternoon. Zubaty also said that employers have to report all amputations, but not every injury.

The Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Department sent emergency services to the scene at around 10:09 in the morning.

The worker was transported to the Affinity Medical Center in Massillon by the Smith Ambulance Services of Dover. The identity of the worker was not disclosed.