Nail Gun Injuries On The Rise

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However, there has been an increase in the frequency of nail gun-associated injuries, especially in work-related settings. Public consumers are also at risk of injury, the researchers said. A previous study showed a three times increase of ED presentations from consumer-related nail gun injuries from 1991 to 2005, which coincided with the availability of pneumatic nail guns to the general public. In the present study, only four cases (4.6%) were sustained in a non-work-related setting. Nail gun injuries result in a significant loss of productivity, as well as having a significant financial cost. Information obtained from the Queensland Employee Injury Data Base shows an average of 81 workers’ compensation claims for nail gun injuries each year over the past five years in Queensland. Each case subsequently resulted in an average of 15 days off work.
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Uncovered missing escrow funds could be nail-gun suicide’s cause

Title companies handle large amounts of money in closing real estate transactions, keeping funds in trust or escrow and then paying them to the appropriate party. The extent of the alleged embezzlement is unclear, although TRGC said in its lawsuit that American Title’s controller, Bill Krieg, 69, admitted funds had been misappropriated from the trust accounts. The Colorado Division of Insurance initiated an investigation into TRGC’s allegations Feb.
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Richard M. Talley, 56, was found dead in his garage from self-inflicted nail gun wounds. A family member discovered the body last Tuesday. According to the Arapahoe County coroner, Talleys death was the result of seven or eight nails fired into his chest and head. Talley was the founder and CEO of American Title Services, which had come under the scrutiny of state insurance regulators. According to the Denver Post , it is unclear is whether Talleys suicide was related to the investigation by the Colorado Division of Insurance, which regulates title companies. A Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies spokesman confirmed that Talley and his company which was founded in 2001 were under investigation but offered no further details about the probe. In addition to American Title Services which operated eight had offices in the state including the main office in Centennial, Colorado, Talley reportedly launched several other companies, some of which are now out of business, including American Escrow, Clear Title, Clear Creek Financial Holdings, American Real Estate Services, and the American Alliance of Real Estate Professionals.
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Suicide By Nail Gun: CEO’s Body Found In Garage

Suicide by nail gun: Colorado CEO takes own life

The tools can be adjusted so that you drive the nail the proper depth. Be certain that you always follow the building code requirements for the type of nail, the shape of the head and the depth to which it must be driven. Be sure the nail gun you decide to purchase will work with code-compliant nails.
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Nail guns can be hugely helpful but also deadly dangerous

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