Preventing injuries from nail guns: A health and safety solution

How to protect workers from the serious workplace health and safety risks of nail guns.

Published: 01 Jan 2011
File type: PDF
File size: 65.16 kB
Length: 1 page
Reading level: Medium

What it contains

This document outlines how workplaces can prevent injuries when using nail guns for construction work. It explains:

  • how workers can be injured when a nail gun accidentally discharges
  • how to reduce or eliminate the workplace health and safety risks of nail guns
  • safe work systems to reduce or eliminate these risk
  • alternatives to using nail guns for activities they are not safe to use
  • how to correctly and safety inspect and maintain equipment