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Accident: 103823.015 - One Employee Is Killed And Another Injured In Rim Explosion

Accident: 103823.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 03/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1301333.01503/14/2018M & M Horticulture Services, Llc
At 1:30 p.m. on March 12, 2018, an employee was airing up a tire that was being serviced. The multi piece rim was not in a restraining device when the air pressure was placed in the tire, resulting in a tire explosion. The employee and a coworker were struck by the tire rim. The employee was killed and the coworker sustained unspecified injuries, which he was hospitalized and received treatment.
Keywords: tire, tire rim, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1301333.015 24 M Fatality Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction
2 1301333.015 61 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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