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Accident: 202674123 - Employee Punctures Finger With Nail Gun

Accident: 202674123 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 04/09/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31711106004/10/20133613Powercon Corporation
On April 9, 2013, Employee #1 was moved from the maintenance shop to the wood shop for the day to build crates for the switch gear. The employee was holding a 2 in. board. Employee #1 fired a pneumatic nail gun and the nail went through the board and penetrated the tips of the employee's middle and ring finger of his right hand. Employee #1 reported to an area hospital, where he was treated for a puncture to his ring finger. The employee was later released.
Keywords: nail, building, impaled, crate, finger, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317111060 Non Hospitalized injury Puncture Production helpers

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