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Accident: 113832.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Tire Rim

Accident: 113832.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/19/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1379721.01502/20/2019Jbt Aerotech Corporation
At 11:30 p.m. on February 19, 2019, an employee and coworker were working in an airport maintenance shop to replace a multi-piece tire. After removing the eleventh bolt from the rim, there was a sudden pressure release that severed the last bolt. The employee was struck in his head by the top half of the tire rim section and was killed.
Keywords: pressure release, tire rim, head, maintenance, bolt, severed, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1379721.015 37 M Fatality Cut/Laceration Engineering technicians, n.e.c.

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