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Accident: 107444.015 - Employee'S Eye Is Punctured By Ricocheting Nail

Accident: 107444.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 07/05/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1330943.01507/18/2018Gdt Framing

At 10:00 a.m. on July 5, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a framing construction c ompany, was engaged in framing work at a two-story multifamily residential struc ture. He was using a hammer to nail a piece of hardware to the framing when a n ail ricocheted and struck his eye. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for the puncture wound. Empl oyee #1 required surgery to his eye.

Keywords: carpenter, eye, frame, framing, hand tool, nail, ppe, puncture, residential construction, struck by, wood erection
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2 20

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1330943.015 50 M Hospitalized injury

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