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Accident: 114197.015 - Employee Grasping Nail Gun Shoots And Injures Self In Leg/Bu

Accident: 114197.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 02/18/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1383272.01503/06/2019Aaron Builders Llc.
At 2:30 p.m. on February 18, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a carpentry construc tion company, was engaged in carpentry work at a multifamily residential structu re. As he attempted to grasp a pneumatic nail gun from his belt clip, the nail gun fired. A finish nail embedded in his leg/buttock. The employee was transpo rted to the hospital and admitted for treatment.
Keywords: belt, buttocks, carpenter, high pressure, leg, nail, nail gun, pneumatic tool , residential construction, shot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1383272.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry

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