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Accident: 101043.015 - Employee Using Nail Gun Punctures Knee

Accident: 101043.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 11/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1276612.01511/09/2017Premo Roofing Company
At 2:00 p.m. on November 7, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was using a nail gun to install plywood decking on the roof of a two-story multifamily residential structure. A nail punctured his right knee. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the knee injury.
Keywords: puncture, decking panel, installing, portable power tool, nail, roof, residential construction, knee, air pressure, wood panel
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1276612.015 18 M Hospitalized injury Puncture Roofers FallDist:
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Cause: Roofing
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