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#37737 05/05/04 09:34 PM
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How could this accident have been prevented?
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2004-05-05-nail-head_x.htm

#37738 05/05/04 10:25 PM
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He got six nails driven into his head. As Archie Bunker would say, "what in the hell's lucky about that?"

#37739 05/06/04 12:04 AM
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Six Times?

oops...oops...oops...oops...oops...oops...man that's gonna smart.

#37740 05/06/04 12:10 AM
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Things like this are amazing!! Several years ago, in the neighboring area of Minnesota a carpenter was "nailed" when he dropped his gun, and didn't realize he was shot until he went to take off his hat later in the day........it is good to see these folks alive to tell about it.
Tiff

#37741 05/06/04 12:25 AM
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I've had one go into my leg before...that was plenty for me. I agree with Archie Bunker on this one!


Ryan Jackson,
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#37742 05/06/04 12:24 PM
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Nice X-ray pic at... http://newsobserver.com/24hour/nation/story/1346914p-8538289c.html

[Maybe Klein could diversify into surgical tools.]

#37743 05/07/04 02:11 AM
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The accident could have been prevented or minimized by requiring commercial air nailers to use the same interlocks required on homeowner versions. With the commercial gun, you hold the trigger down, bounce it against the surface and it nails every time. The more restrictive ones require both a bump and a trigger pull for each nail. Industry would fight the change tooth and nail because it would slow production.
Note: I'm not saying if its good or bad, only that it would have changed this accident.

#37744 05/07/04 05:31 PM
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Heard this on the news last night (Best Damn Sports Show) and they said the guy had told the ems that he thought someone did this to him, while he was out of it!. Still unlucky, no matter what.

Rick Miell

#37745 05/07/04 07:45 PM
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This one could have been prevented if he had not fallen off the roof onto the framer.

#37746 05/07/04 08:06 PM
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LMAO!!!


Ryan Jackson,
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