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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170866537 - Employee Steps On Nail - Punctures Foot

Accident: 170866537 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 01/09/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12585486904/29/19991742K.O Hassfeld Lath & Plaster
On January 9, 1999, Employee #1, an employee of K.O. Hassfield Lath and Plaster, suffered a puncture in his foot when he stepped on a nail. He was injured while plastering a residence in Grass Valley, California. While plastering, Employee #1 was working on a scaffold. When he stepped off the scaffold, he stepped on a board with a nail protruding. The nail punctured his foot. The scaffold was measured at four feet high. He was treated at a medical clinic and released. However, the wound became infected, and Employee #1 spent several days in the hospital for treatment of the infection.
Keywords: board, foot, puncture
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125854869 Hospitalized injury Puncture Plasterers FallDist:
Cause: Plastering
FatCause: Other

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