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Accident: 14341499 - Employee Struck By A Multi-Piece Rim From A Bus Tire

Accident: 14341499 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 08/18/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10172144708/19/19875531Okeechobee Tires Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CHECKING AIR PRESSURE ON A MULTI-PIECE RIM WHEEL TIRE WITH AN AIR GAUGE WHEN THE RIM WHEEL SEPARATED FROM THE TIRE AND STRUCK HIM. HE WAS FATALLY INJURED. HE HAD INSTALLED THE TIRE ON A BUS AND WAS DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF THE TIRE IN A BENT OVER POSITION WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED.
Keywords: unsecured, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, flying object, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101721447 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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