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Inspection: 306417676 - P.J. Mirabelli Enterprises, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Hartford


Inspection Nr: 306417676
Report ID: 0112000
Open Date: 09/16/2004

Site Address:
P.J. Mirabelli Enterprises, Inc.
182 Day Street
Newington, CT 06111

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 488410/Motor Vehicle Towing

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/17/2004

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing


Close Case:10/15/2004

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 200084952 Yes
Accident 100080498

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200082006
Event: 09/16/2004
Employee Is Killed When Struck By Tractor Trailer Wheel

On September 16, 2004, two employees were trying to remove the right tire of a tractor trailer. The wheel failed and broke into two pieces due to severe rusting and came off the truck, striking Employee #1, who was in front of the tire picking up the wheel nuts. The tire struck Employee #1 and propelled him 64 inches into the adjacent tractor trailer. Employee #1 was killed.

Keywords:wheel, fracture, head, automotive repair, mechanic, equipment failure, struck by, tractor trailer, flying object

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306417676 Fatality Fracture Not specified mechanics and repairers
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