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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201720448 - Worker Is Killed While Inflating Tire

Accident: 201720448 -- Report ID: 0257220 -- Event Date: 12/16/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31591005912/16/20117534Frank Carradero Diaz Dba Franky Tire Repair Center

On December 16, 2011, an employee was working at a shop where tire were repaired or retreaded. He was inflating a tire for a front end loader. The tire was on top of the front end loader. The tire ruptured, and the employee was propelled through the metal roof of the building. He landed a few feet away. He had been killed. No barriers or restraining devices were in use while the tire was being serviced.

Keywords: roof, automotive repair, struck against, compressed air, rupture, abrasion, flying object, pressure release, contusion, tire

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315910059 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Laborers, except construction

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