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Accident: 170210090 - Employee Killed When Struck By Flying Stud

Accident: 170210090 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 03/13/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11091770503/14/19911742Cook Jackson Contr
Employee #1, of Cook Jackson Contracting, was using a powder actuated tool to install fasteners through metal decking and into a concrete floor above. He apparently shot at an angle, and the stud went through the metal deck, ricocheted, and struck him in the head, killing him. The accident occurred in Kalamazoo County, MI, area 10. The employer was issued three citations, two serious and one willful.
Keywords: head, nail, work rules, construction, struck by, flying object, powder actuated tool
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110917705 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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