Table 6

Nail gun training received by apprentices, carpenter apprentice survey

Type of training*Frequency (%)
*Categories are not mutually exclusive; some carpenters had training through more than one method.
Read pamphlet15 (9.1)
Lecture52 (31.5)
Tool box talk/safety meeting28 (17.0)
“Hands on” training80 (48.5)
Video22 (13.3)
Other (foreman explained, dad taught, tested on pamphlet, told “don’t shoot yourself,” company training and test)10 (6.1)
None40 (24.3)