Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 137634.015 - Employee Is Killed When Tires Explodes During Installation

Accident: 137634.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 07/28/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1544875.01507/29/2021Pomp'S Tire Service
At 3:10 p.m. on July 28, 2021, an employee was working on installing a new Miche lin 385/65 R 22.5 (130 p.s.i.) tire on a customer supplied rim after inflating i t in one of the onsite cages. The employee was transferring the tire from the ca ge to the rim when the tire slipped off of the rim and ruptured. The employee wa s struck by both the tire and the rim resulting in massive trauma to the face, n eck and chest. The employee was also thrown approximately seven feet backwards c ausing additional blunt force trauma injuries and killing him.
Keywords: air pressure, blowout--tire, blunt force, blunt force trauma, chest, explosion, face, flying object, high pressure, installing, laceration, mechanic, neck, pressure release, puncture, struck against, struck by, tire, t
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1544875.015 28 M Fatality Specified mechanics and repairers

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close