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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14319818 - Employee Struck In Head And Killed By Wheel Rim

Accident: 14319818 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 06/29/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10903007212/16/19937534Hess Tba Supplies
Employee #1 was repairing a multipiece wheel from a forklift when it exploded and struck him in the head. Employee #1 either didn't use the cage provided or attempted to add air or make adjustments to the wheel while it was out of the cage. He died from his injuries.
Keywords: head, repair, unsecured, work rules, explosion, industrial truck, restraining device, multipiece rim wheel, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109030072 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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