In those immortal words from Hill Street Mighty Blues.....

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  2. tajhay
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    tajhay ^ I LIE

    Phew. Thank God it was just a nail and not something else popping out there. Had to scroll very carefully on work conps!
     
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    My guess is after that experience the "something else" was as limp as a flag at half mast on a calm day.
     
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    Second time I've heard of that happening, was told a guy working on Te Awa in Hamilton did that up on the roof and then had to climb down a ladder to get treatment.

    All the other blokes I know that have done it generally just nail their hand to a piece of timber.
     
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    Looks like it missed the family jewels. Complacency is what kills us on site. Hope he wakes up from here on out cause if he's not shooting himself he could be shooting his workmate. I have little time for dumbfucks on site. Wanna go home in one piece and alive!!!
     
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    tajhaytajhay's response left me a bit flat, surfinsurfin gave me a bit of a jolt and mt.wellingtonmt.wellington nailed it.

    For those who don't get the references, just an attempt at construction humour - sorry if it left you a bit saw.
     
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    I fail to understand why "builders" do not get the same H&S scrutiny that "construction" workers do.

    Lady Gnome has banned me from watching The Block due to me continuing to shout at the television.
     
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    I don't watch building shows but have seen enough on the ads that should see them shut done by Worksafe. That said the really dumb fucks involved in those TV shows are the idiots that pay millions to buy a house renovated by fuckwits without a clue, for the lowest amount of money in the shortest possible time.
    If anyone that actually is in construction as a way to earn a living operated like that they would be permanently on Fair Go or in arbitration and paying for lawyers.
     
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    A lot of them have either been bought back by TV3 or a settlement fee has been paid.
     
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    I wasn't aware of that, but honestly what happened to buyer beware. Anyone stupid enough to buy a house for $100 000 let alone $1 000 000 plus without getting a building report gets little sympathy from me.
     
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    I know the engineer - and I am not talking about that Wolfcamp clown.
     
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    Was that because of structural issues, workmanship, leaks???
     
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