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Accident: 99693.015 - Worker Using Nail Gun Injured When Nail Penetrates Knee

Accident: 99693.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 09/08/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1269296.01510/06/2017Patriot Framing Llc
At 11:48 a.m. on September 8, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction comp any, was engaged in interior carpentry at a multifamily residential building pro ject. He was operating a Hitachi NR83A3 Nailer. The nail gun's firing head cam e into contact with his left knee, and a nail penetrated his knee. He pulled ou t the nail and later went to the hospital, where he was admitted. Employee #1 r equired 3 days' hospitalization for the penetration injury.
Keywords: air hose, air pressure, carpenter, knee, nail, residential construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1269296.015 19 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry

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