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Accident: 14382824 - Employee Killed When Struck In Chest & Face By Tire Rim

Accident: 14382824 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 12/23/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10256684112/24/19867534Jepsen Tire Company, Inc.
ON DECEMBER 23, 1986, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WORKING ON A TRUCK TIRE CURING RIM. THE TIRE AND RIM WERE NOT PLACED IN A RESTRAINING DEVICE, NOR WAS AN IN-LINE TIRE PRESSURE GAUGE PROVIDED. THE TIRE EXPLODED, SENDING THE RIM INTO EMPLOYEE #1'S FACE AND CHEST. HE WAS KILLED.
Keywords: chest, work rules, high pressure, struck by, flying object, face, tire rim, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102566841 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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