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Accident: 202657482 - Employee Fractures Arm When Struck By Tire Rim

Accident: 202657482 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 05/20/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31667011606/05/20137534Sousa Tire Service

At approximately 3:08 p.m. on May 20, 2013, Employee #1 was removing the air chuck from a tire when the ring on the rim blew off striking his right forearm. The employee was transported to Marian Medical Center, where he was treated for a fracture to his right arm and released after one day.

Keywords: compressor, fracture, blowout--tire, ring, struck by, arm, flying object, tire rim, tire

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316670116 Hospitalized injury Fracture Technicians, n.e.c.

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