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Accident: 14273239 - Employee Killed In Rim Wheel Explosion

Accident: 14273239 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 02/21/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10339582802/22/19891629Faulkingham Construction, Inc.
Employee #1 did not deflate a truck rim prior to welding a crack that was approximately 4 in. in length, and the rim exploded. The explosion inflicted severe damage to Employee #1's entire body, especially his jaw and eye. He was killed.
Keywords: eye, work rules, torso, welding, explosion, face, tire rim
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103395828 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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