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Accident: 201126661 - Employee Injures Leg With Nail Gun

Accident: 201126661 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 02/04/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31009347102/26/20081542The Shed Shop
On February 4, 2008, Employee #1 was using a nail gun that was equipped with safety devices. He held the nail gun between his legs to disconnect the compressor hose and the nail gun discharged. A nail became impaled in his leg. He was not hospitalized.
Keywords: nail, impaled, hose, air hose, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310093471 Non Hospitalized injury Puncture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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