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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $5,375 $0 $23,375
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,375 $0 $5,375
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 06/03/2004 07/05/2004 $5,000 $5,000 $0 06/23/2004 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 1509 A 06/03/2004 07/05/2004 $375 $375 $0 06/23/2004 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 02001 Serious 1704 B 06/03/2004 06/16/2004 $0 $18,000 $0 06/23/2004 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201158722 Event: 12/06/2003Employee Inadvertently Fires Nail Into His Own Leg
At about 1:00 p.m. on December 6, 2003, Employee #1, a framer with MBC Construction, Inc., was working at a new construction site in Chino Hills, CA. He was a regular employee engaged in the wood framing of residential construction. Employee #1 was carrying a Hitachi model number NR83A pneumatic nail gun through a doorway that led from one room to another. He had not disconnected the nail gun from the air supply. He inadvertently pressed the nail gun's trigger, and the gun fired a 3.25 in. nail into his left thigh. Employee #1 was taken to the Anaheim Memorial Hospital in Anaheim, CA. where surgery was performed. Employee #1 was hospitalized for more than 24 hours.
Keywords: portable power tool, nail, carpenter, compressed air, construction, thigh, leg, puncture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125884577 Hospitalized injury Puncture Carpenters

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