Nail Guns Can Be Hugely Helpful But Also Deadly Dangerous – The Washington Post

I can even use it at a remote site all day where there is no power. I just need to charge the battery pack at night back home or at a cabin. Safety is something you must think about all the time with nail guns. They call them guns for a reason. People have been killed and seriously injured with them. On one of my jobs years ago, one of my helpers nailed his big toe to the sub-flooring because he was going too fast.
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Colorado CEO commits suicide with a nail gun as company comes under investigation – NY Daily News

Richard M. Talley, founder and CEO of American Title Services, was found dead in his Colorado home Tuesday with self-inflicted wounds from a nail gun. Talley is seen here with his wife, Cheryl.

Richard Talley, pictured with his wife of 25 years Cheryl, committed suicide with a nail gun at his home in Colorado A family member found the 57-year-old dead in his garage, the Denver Post reported. Mr Talley has been married to his wife Cheryl since 1989. He moved to Colorado from Chicago where he was a regional finance officer for Drexel Burnham Lambert. Cheryl serves as the company’s Director of Marketing for the tile company, which was founded in 2000. The couple has two children.
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CEO commits suicide with a nail gun while his company under investigation | Mail Online

Mr Talley had allegedly been having trouble with his business before he took his own life in Colorado

He had shot himself seven or eight times in the head and chest with a nail gun. Talleys company, American Title Services, was under investigation by the Colorado Division of Insurance. Its unclear what investigators sought from the company, which Talley founded in 2001. Talley served as CEO for the title company, which has nine officers, including its headquarters in Centennial.
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Tips: Nail Gun Safety — Occupational Health & Safety

Keep hands and fingers out of the line of fire and aim the gun away from the body. Make sure the tool is placed firmly against the work piece. Never carry the tool with a finger on the trigger. Never assume the tool is empty.
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