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Accident: 113602.015 - Employee Receives Puncture Injury To Knee When Nail Gun Disc

Accident: 113602.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 08/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1348243.01509/07/2018Weslar Inc.
At 10:35 a.m. on August 23, 2018, an employee framed walls on new construction. While walking with a nail gun, the hose snagged on a screw. As the employee atte mpted to unsnag the hose, the employee inadvertently squeezed the nail gun trigg er. The nail shot out of the nail gun and punctured the employee's knee. The emp loyee was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Keywords: framing, hose, nail, nail gun, puncture, shot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   1 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1348243.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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