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Accident: 202509709 - Employee Punctures Hand While Using A Nail Gun

Accident: 202509709 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 02/09/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31681663602/25/20131521Barry Builders, Inc
On February 9, 2013, Employee #1 was using a ricochet nail hand gun. A nail ejected from the hand held nail gun and impaled the employee's left palm of his hand. Employee #1 was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for a puncture in his left hand. Employee #1 remained hospitalized for twenty-four hours.
Keywords: ejected, nail, impaled, hand, puncture
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316816636 Non Hospitalized injury Puncture Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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