Contractor Loses Eye In Nail Gun Accident In Maplewood | Nj.com

He was conscious, but it looks like it was a total removal of the eye, said Callaghan. Callaghan said the worker was taken to University Hospital in Newark, where he was listed in stable condition this afternoon. Callaghan said it was unknown just how the nail gun discharged into the workers eye. Callaghan said nail gun accidents were not uncommon, though they usually involve an extremity.
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Nail Guns in the Wrong Hands Lead to Nail Gun Injury, Even Death

Nail Guns in the Wrong Hands Lead to Nail Gun Injury, Even Death

4, the result of six finishing nails fired into his chest and head from a nail gun. The company on Thursday changed its bankruptcy filing to Chapter 7 liquidation, citing assets of just $100 and the $1 million life-insurance proceeds. Other assets might exist, but American Title’s underwriter, Title Resource Guarantee Service in Texas, seized its bank accounts. The company’s lawyer firm, hired to “wind-down” its operation in bankruptcy, has said in court filings that it is unable to complete many of the required documents because they were confiscated by investigators.
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Nail-gun suicide CEO changed $1M life insurance beneficiary to wife – The Denver Post

Critics point to the fact that a nail gun is similar to a revolver, capable of shooting sharp metallic objects at high speedcwith one difference: Nail gun manufacturers have been moving to “sequential-trip trigger mechanisms,” whereby the gun will only fire when the nose has been firmly placed on the target. On June 29, 2006 the US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a public safety notice for a consumer-level nail gun citing its potential to eject a nail unexpectedly, according to ABC. In 2007, another type of nail gun was recalled after similar complaints were reported. Still, accidents happen, even with models considered safe. Construction accidents happen, said Dr.
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