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Accident: 104801.015 - Employee Is Struck By Tire Rim Parts And Is Hospitalized Wit

Accident: 104801.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 04/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1309226.01504/17/2018Paul Graham Drilling And Service Co.
At 11:10 a.m. on April 17, 2018, an employee had removed a tire from a forklift and was repairing a leak. The employee finished making repairs to the tire and began to inflate it with air. The employee suffered severe facial lacerations a nd was blinded in one eye when the tire burst and the rim broke apart. He also fractured his right arm and had a metal plate installed. The employee was hospi talized as well.
Keywords: arm, explosion, eye, face, fracture, inflating, tire rim
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1309226.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Mechanical engineering technicians

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