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Accident: 125626804 - Employee Injured When Struck By Force Of Exploding Tire

Accident: 125626804 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 05/11/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12562680405/13/19995531Big O Tire
Employee #1 worked for a store that sold and serviced tires, wheels, brakes, and accessories. He was inflating a passenger car tire on a rim-clamp tire changer when the tire burst and he was hurled backward and to the floor. Employee #1 suffered severe bruising to his lower back and buttocks. He was treated at the emergency room at San Leandro Hospital, and released to the care of the company doctor. The employer was cited for an accident-related violation of T8CCR 3326(i)(1), for incompatibility between the tire and rim.
Keywords: single piece rim, work rules, back, explosion, high pressure, inflating, tire rim, pressure release, contusion, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125626804 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Garage and service station related occupations

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