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Accident: 201146206 - Employee Injured When Nail Gun Fires Into Hand

Accident: 201146206 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 09/28/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30535515812/21/20041542Sc Anderson Construction
On September 28, 2004, Employee #1 was on the second floor of a building barricading a window. He had borrowed a Ramset powder-actuated nail gun to drive 3 in. long nails into the concrete. Employee #1 was cocking the gun when he accidentally hit the trigger and a nail punctured his left palm, fracturing the bone connected to his left middle finger. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: fracture, installing, finger, construction, struck by, powder actuated tool, accidental discharge, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305355158 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; brickmasons, stonemasons, tilesetters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Other

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