OSHA-NIOSH Nail Gun Guide Now Available in Spanish

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A popular OSHA-NIOSH PDF document titled Nail Gun Safety – A Guide for Construction Contractors is now also available in Spanish.

The document was originally created to help prevent work-related nail gun injuries that make up about 37,000 emergency room visits every year. The Spanish version will help increase awareness to a broader audience in the Spanish-speaking work force.

Important topics include unintended nail discharge, nails that bounce off a hard surface, and disabling the gun’s safety features.

To view the document in English, visit http://www.osha.gov/Publications/NailgunFinal_508_02_optimized.pdf.

To view the document in Spanish, visit http://www.osha.gov/Publications/NailGun3505_sp.pdf.

 

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