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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310100896 - A G Enterprises Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Foster City District Office

Nr: 310100896Report ID: 0950613Open Date: 10/21/2011

A G Enterprises Inc.
25611 Vinedo Lane
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1521/General Contractors-Single-Family Houses
NAICS: 236115/New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders)
Mailing: 8045 El Matador Drive, Gilroy, CA 95020

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/01/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:11/07/2011
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201128626Event: 10/13/2011Employee Shoots Own Leg With Pneumatic Nail Gun
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on October 13, 2011, Employee #1 was working as a carpenter at a residential construction project. Employee 1 was installing hangers, which are U-shaped metal pieces with several holes designed for use in securing rafters, using a pneumatic nail gun. Employee #1 shot a nail in to the hanger with the nail gun, then pulled the gun back with such force that he lost control and hit his leg with the gun. The nail gun discharged into his leg, and he yelled for help. Coworker #1 heard the cry for help and called emergency services. Employee #1 was transported to Stanford Hospital where he was hospitalized for two days. Employee #1 was trained and qualified to use the nail gun, and the nail gun itself was equipped with the necessary safety devices, so no accident violations were found in connection with the accident.
Keywords: nail, impaled, hand tool, puncture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310100896 Hospitalized injury Puncture Carpenters

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