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Accident: 101395.015 - Worker Operating Nail Gun Shoots Nail Into Knee

Accident: 101395.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 08/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1260705.01508/31/2017Empire Building And Remodeling Inc.

At 4:00 p.m. on August 1, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in framing work at a job site. He was operating a nail gun to fram e a wall from the ground. Employee #1 inadvertently fired a nail into his knee. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospita l. He was admitted and treated for a puncture wound to his knee.

Keywords: building, carpenter, construction, guard, hose, knee, nail, pressure release, puncture, wall

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1260705.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters

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