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Accident: 105218.015 - Employee Connects Hose To Nail Gun And Shoots Nail Into Leg

Accident: 105218.015 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 04/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1313375.01505/03/2018Trinity Framing & Construction, Inc.
At 8:00 a.m. on April 20, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction framing company, was working at a multiemployer construction project. In preparation fo r using a nail gun, he pressed the gun against his leg and connected the air hos e. The nail gun fired, and a nail shot into his left leg. Emergency services w ere called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted an d treated for the puncture injury.
Keywords: air hose, carpenter, construction, inattention, leg, nail, puncture, struck against, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition   3 38
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1313375.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters

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