The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a document aimed at educating workers about the right way to use nail guns to reduce the risk of injuries.
Nail-gun injuries are common, especially in the construction sector, and many of these injuries are catastrophic, resulting in long-term disabilities. Common nail-gun injuries include eye damage such as reduced vision or even blindness. Finger and hand injuries are also common.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tens of thousands of nail- gun injuries occur on construction sites every year.Here are some tips if you use a nail gun at work:
Michael Parsons is an Atlanta workers’ compensation lawyer representing injured workers in the metro Atlanta region and helping them recover the workers’ compensation benefits that they have earned.