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Accident: 133737.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Struck By Overinflated Tire A

Accident: 133737.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 03/01/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1517393.01503/02/2021Pierson Enterprises Inc. Llc
At 9:30 a.m. at March 1, 2021, an employee was inflating a Hoosier F-45, 10.0/27 .0-15 race car tire. The employee was standing on top of the rack of a car lift with the tire positioned underneath the car lift rack. The tire was not enclosed in a restraint or cage and was being inflated beyond its 40 psi recommended pre ssure. The tire broke free hitting the car rack and ejecting the employee approx imately 8-feet onto the ground killing him.
Keywords: auto lift, blowout--tire, concrete, ejected, fall, fall protection, flying object, hydraulic lift, inflating, maintenance, mechanic, racetrack, restraining device, struck against, struck by, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1517393.015 39 M Fatality

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