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Accident: 125891895 - Employee Injured When Tire Explodes During Inflation

Accident: 125891895 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 10/01/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12589189512/05/19974142West Coast Charter Inc
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on October 1, 1997, Employee #1 was inflating a tire on a multi-piece rim wheel when the tire exploded. He was struck by pieces of the rim and tire and sustained serious injuries. Employee #1 was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center, where he was hospitalized for two months. No restraining device, safety cage, tire safety rack, or equivalent protection had been provided.
Keywords: air pressure, work rules, high pressure, restraining device, inflating, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, flying object, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125891895 Hospitalized injury Fracture Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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