Nail guns are widely used on many construction jobs, especially in residential construction. While they boost productivity in some situations they may also cause tens of thousands of painful injuries each year. By using a nailer in full sequential mode, many of these injuries can be prevented. For more information on nail gun safety:
NIOSH Nail Gun Safety: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/nailgun/
Straight Talk about Nail Gun Safety: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2013-149/
ASTM International, the International Code Council, and the U.S. International Trade Administration are partnering together to support sustainable construction as the Gulf region continues to grow and thrive. This will enhance the region's efforts in areas such as energy efficiency, water conservation, materials management, building safety, and overall economic growth. The Standards and Codes for Sustainable Construction project is funded in part through the Market Development Cooperator Program at the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration.
This 2015 Safe Work Australia video describes the practical application and business benefits of work health and well-being strategies in an industry case study, focusing on Regson Fabrication, a small construction/manufacturing business.