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Accident: 108602.015 - Employee Fractures Arm When Struck By Tire

Accident: 108602.015 -- Report ID: 0551702 -- Event Date: 08/01/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337600.01508/03/2018Il Dept. Of Transportation - Greenup
At 12:30 p.m. on August 10, 2018, an employee was adjusting the tube inside the tire to finish adding air to finish mounting the tire. The employee reattached the locking air chuck and began adding air pressure to the tire to set it on the bead of the rim. The employee was struck and fractured his arm when the tire flew up and was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, air pressure, fracture, arm, tire, tire bead, tire rim
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1337600.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Highway Maintenance Worker

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