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Accident: 116081.015 - Employee'S Leg Is Injured When Struck By Nail From Nail Gun

Accident: 116081.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 04/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1399395.01505/03/2019J-Squared General Contractors
At 11:30 a.m. on April 22, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was working on a building project at a residential apartment complex. He was framing a wall, putting in posts and beams, when the foreman handed him a nail g un. Employee #1 bent over to nail the bottom of a stud when the 3-inch nail eje cted and struck his right leg above the knee. The employee was transported to t he hospital and admitted for treatment of the leg wound.
Keywords: beam, framing, impaled, injected, installing, knee, leg, nail, nail gun, projectile, puncture, residential construction, struck by, support posts, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1399395.015 47 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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