Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201179066 - Employee Is Killed By Nail Gun

Accident: 201179066 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 04/19/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12583096804/20/20061521Michael Flynn
On April 19, 2006, Employee #1 was installing siding while using a Hitachi strip nailer (air powered nail gun). He picked up the nail gun with the nail end against his chest. He was killed when a nail was fired into his chest, piercing his heart.
Keywords: heart, nail, carpenter, work rules, air hose
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125830968 Fatality Puncture Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Other

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.