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Accident: 14278683 - Employee Killed When Struck By Flying Tire Rings

Accident: 14278683 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 09/17/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10168537809/18/19871794S. P. Pruzinsky & Sons, Incorporated
Employee #1 was inflating a tire that was equipped with a split locking ring. The tire was not contained within a restraining device, and equipment protection was not being used. Employee #1 was within the predictable trajectory of the tire ring when the rings unseated under pressure and struck his head, killing him.
Keywords: head, work rules, construction, high pressure, restraining device, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, flying object, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101685378 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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