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Accident: 99902.015 - Worker Climbing Down Ladder Incurs Nail Gun Injury

Accident: 99902.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 07/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1248743.01507/20/2017Ford Brothers Framing, Inc.
At 12:30 p.m. on July 12, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction framing company, was working at the multiemployer construction site of new two-story res idences. He had been working from an 8-foot Husky stepladder and had just compl eted using a pneumatic nail gun to install a reveal around a house's second-stor y window. Employee #1 descended the ladder. As he stepped off the ladder at gr ound level, he inadvertently hit the nail gun trigger with the forefinger of his carrying hand and shot a nail into his upper left leg. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and t reated for the nail puncture injury to his leg.
Keywords: air pressure, carpenter, hand tool, leg, nail, puncture, residential construction, stepladder, struck by, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1248743.015 45 M Hospitalized injury

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