Nail guns are used every day on many construction jobs, especially in residential construction. They boost productivity but also cause tens of thousands of painful injuries each year.

This course is important for construction workers and contractors. It will discuss ways to protect yourself from nail gun injuries. We will also look at the types of training you will need to operate a nail gun on a worksite.

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Modules: 3
Hours: 3
Sectors: Construction


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  • Key Topics

    • Nail Gun Hazards
    • Likelihood of Injuries
    • Nail Gun Triggers
    • How Triggers Differ
    • Single and Full Sequential Triggers
    • Contact Trigger
    • Single Actuation Trigger
    • Worker Training
    • Nail Gun Work Procedures
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Reporting Injuries and Close Calls
    • Nail Gun Injuries
    • Unintended Nail Discharge
    • Awkward Position Nailing
    • Bypassing Safety Mechanisms
    • Air Pressure
    • Noise Hazards
    • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Target Audience

    • Employee