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Accident: 201068236 - Carpenter Is Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201068236 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 10/08/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30702924911/16/20041521T & M Framing Inc
On October 8, 2004, Employee #1 was unloading and installing roof sheathing onto the trusses of a single family residence. He apparently fell from the trusses to the floor immediately below while holding an air-powered nail gun. His finger was on the trigger of the gun when he landed, and he inadvertently fired a nail into his right leg. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment of the puncture wound.
Keywords: portable power tool, truss, nail, roof, carpenter, compressed air, construction, roofer, leg, puncture
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307029249 Hospitalized injury Puncture Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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