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Accident: 200461754 - Employee Dies After Shooting Himself With Nail Gun

Accident: 200461754 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 05/17/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30681274405/18/20041522Shawnlee Construction, Llc
Employee #1 was killed when he accidently shot himself in the chest with an air powered nail gun, striking his heart.
Keywords: chest, heart, nail, carpenter, work rules, construction, flying object, hand tool, untrained, puncture
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306812744 Fatality Puncture Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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