A UK man sufferred horrible injuries in a ladder accident. He was airlifted to the hospital with two nails still in his head. The young man was doing construction work when he slipped from his ladder. In the process, he accidentally discharged the nail gun he was using, which shot two nails into his head.
This accident reminds us to be both safe and careful, especially when using power tools.
To prevent slipping while on a ladder, here are a few tips:
- Use slip-resistant shoes
- Clean any slippery or sticky substances from your ladder
- Use the ladder on dry, firm ground
- Avoid using your ladder when it is snowy or rainy
We don’t know how the man’s recovery went, but we do know this is a horrible accident. Be safe on your ladder today and every day to prevent a ladder accident like this from happening to you.