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Accident: 14198105 - Truck Tire Ruptured While Being Inflated- Causing Arm Bruise

Accident: 14198105 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 04/11/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
282229404/19/19857997Ocean Pines Association In

Employee #1 was inflating a Uniroyal, Steel Belted H.R-78-14 Radial pick up truck tire mounted on a passenger- type wheel. The truck was placed on a show floor. The tire ruptured as he inflated the tire striking his right arm resulting in cuts & bruises. He failed to periodically check the pressure with a tire gauge. He previously worked at 3 different tire dealer shops and had 15 total years of experience.

Keywords: automotive repair, rupture, laceration, abrasion, inflating, arm, contusion, tire

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2822294 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Sales workers, motor vehicles and boats

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