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Accident: 201064532 - Employee Accidentally Punctured Hand While Shooting Fastener

Accident: 201064532 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 09/26/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30078752011/07/20011742Silva Construction Dba Interior Specialties
On September 26 2001, an employee of Interior Specialties was using a powder-actuated tool to shoot fasteners into a steel support when he accidentally shot a fastener into his hand. The worker received a puncture wound and fracture to his left hand. He was taken to a local Urgent Care center and later transferred to Scripps Hospital in Encinitas.
Keywords: fracture, powder actuated tool, hand, puncture
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 2 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300787520 Hospitalized injury Puncture Occupation not reported

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