Nail gun injuries in residential carpentry: lessons from active injury surveillance
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    Dear Editor

    We are responding to the inquiry of Mr Freedman about whether we had conveyed our findings to OSHA.[1] The data reported in our article 'Nail gun injuries in residential carpentry: lessons from active injury surveillance'[2] were collected over a three year period. We presented results on several occasions in national meetings where OSHA representatives were in attendance including: the following:...

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    Impact of injuries attributed to lack of sequential triggers on nail guns on madatory legislation

    Dear Editor

    The following excerpts are taken verbatim from "Making Nail Guns Safer"(Column 239, June 30, 2003) by Mary E. Alexander. Mary E. Alexander, president of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), is a founding partner in the San Francisco law firm of Mary Alexander and Associates, P.C.

    “The International Staple, Nail and Tool Association (ISANTA, the trade group that represents too...

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