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Accident: 14240311 - One Employee Killed, One Injured When Struck By Tire

Accident: 14240311 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 09/16/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10685260109/22/19884213Fleet Service And Supply Company, Inc.
Employees #1 and #2 were standing and/or leaning over a mounted truck tire. While Employee #1 was welding on the rim, the tire exploded. The side wall on the floor side failed and the wheel flew straight up, striking both men in the head. Employee #1 was killed and Employee #2 was hospitalized.
Keywords: head, work rules, welding, explosion, restraining device, struck by, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106852601 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
2 106852601 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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