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Accident: 14437651 - Employee Killed When Struck By Lock Ring

Accident: 14437651 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 04/06/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10702580104/07/19892452Lodge Logs By Mcgregor, Inc.
Employee #1 was inflating what appeared to be an under-inflated left front tire on a Pettibone forklift. The lock ring flew off and struck him on the forehead. Employee #1 fell backward and struck the back of his head against an adjacent forklift. He was killed. The employee was not trained or provided with proper equipment to safely inflate multipiece rims.
Keywords: head, struck against, industrial truck, restraining device, inflating, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, flying object, untrained, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107025801 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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