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Accident: 102761.015 - Employee'S Wrist Is Fractured When Tire Explodes From Rim

Accident: 102761.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 01/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1292467.01502/01/2018D & J Tires, Inc.
At 1:23 p.m. on January 29, 2018, Employee #1 was adding air to a tire that had just been mounted on a rim. The tire popped out of the bottom of the rim with enough force that it caused the tire to explode. The employee's wrist was fractured as a result of the incident.
Keywords: tire, tire rim, wrist, fracture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1292467.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Automobile mechanics

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