TIL that an average of 2 amputations occur weekly at US meatpacking plants.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/05/amputations-serious-injuries-us-meat-industry-plant

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  1. 2 amputations *that are reported*

    There’s mostly immigrant labor in those plants. I’d bet a lot of them are patched up by the company nurse and sent home for the day.

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