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Accident: 107693.015 - Employee Is Shot By Nail Gun And His Skull Is Fractured

Accident: 107693.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 02/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1309836.01504/19/2018Trademark Construction Company Inc
At 8:30 a.m. on February 15, 2018, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a construction company, were engaged in wood framing work at a two-story commercial building project. Coworker #1 was using a Hitachi NR83A2 Nailer and 3-inch nails to frame an exterior column, and Employee #1 was assisting. Coworker #1 lost his footing, and the nailer made contact with Employee #1's hard hat. A nail discharged, penetrated Employee #1's hard hat, and struck his head. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured skull.
Keywords: puncture, fracture, hard hat, nail, lost balance, gunshot, construction, skull, wood erection, carpenter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1309836.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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