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Report: Struck by discharged object or substance at Andrade Concrete & Construction, Inc. in Friendswood, Texas

DATE: 07/01/20

An employee was using a nail gun to frame the chimney area of a house when the gun shot a nail into his right lower leg. He was hospitalized and had surgery to remove the nail.

Report ID 2020076144  
Date 07/01/2020  
UPA 1615674  
Primary NAICS 238130  
Nature 133 Puncture wounds, except gunshot wounds
Part of Body 513 Lower leg(s)
Source 4212 Nails, brads, tacks, nuts, bolts, washers
Secondary Source 7235 Nail guns-powered
Event 6242 Struck by discharged object or substance
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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