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Accident: 105377.015 - Employee Using Powder Actuated Nail Gun Fractures Finger

Accident: 105377.015 -- Report ID: 0152300 -- Event Date: 01/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1314566.01502/06/2018Town Of Gorham
At 8:15 a.m. on January 14, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a municipal works department, was installing an interior wall. He was operating a Remington Ramset Tool, a power actuated nail gun, to secure a two by four piece of wood to the carpet-covered concrete floor. In the course of operating the tool, his left index finger struck the tool's barrel with force. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was treated for a fractured finger and then released.
Keywords: powder actuated tool, hand tool, nail, installing, fracture, struck against, wood erection, finger, construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1314566.015 49 M Non Hospitalized injury Fracture

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