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Accident: 106825.015 - Employee Carrying Nail Gun Fires Nail Into Wrist

Accident: 106825.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 04/17/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1311050.01504/24/2018Circle M Contractors, Inc.
At 11:00 a.m. on April 24, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was engaged in interior framing work at a new residential construction project . He was using a Hitachi pneumatic nail gun, Model NR 83A2. As he carried the nail gun to his work area, the air hose became caught. As he attempted to free it, the gun discharged a nail into his left wrist. Emergency services were call ed, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treate d for the injury.
Keywords: air hose, air pressure, carpenter, gunshot, nail, puncture, residential construction, struck by, wood erection, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1311050.015 70 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry

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