Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 101983.015 - Employee Operating Nail Gun Shoots His Leg

Accident: 101983.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 01/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1286291.01501/05/2018Timber Works Construction, Inc.
At 4:25 p.m. on January 2, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was using a pneumatic nail gun to erect wood frames on the second floor of a m ultifamily residential building that was being constructed. As he knelt down, t he tip of the nail gun made contact with his leg, and the pressure caused a nail to shoot out and puncture his leg. Emergency services were called, and Employe e #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for the puncture wou nd.
Keywords: air pressure, carpenter, gunshot, leg, nail, pressure release, puncture, residential construction, struck by, wood erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1286291.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Carpenter FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close