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Accident: 14464200 - Struck By Rim From Exploding Truck Tire

Accident: 14464200 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 05/02/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1470003305/10/19842421Allender Sawmill
AT APPROXIMATELY 3 PM ON MAY 2, 1984, EMPLOYEE #1 SHUT DOWN HIS SAW MILL AND BEGAN ASSISTING HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW IN CHANGING A WHEEL AND TIRE ON HIS 1961 FORD TRUCK. HE WAS ATTEMPTING TO REPLACE THE WHEEL AND TIRE WITH AN ASSEMBLED WHEEL AND TIRE THAT HE KEPT AT THE SAW MILL. THE WHEEL WOULD NOT FIT, SO HE REMOVED IT AND PLACED IT ON THE GROUND WITH THE INTENTION OF MEASURING IT. AS HE BENT OVER THE WHEEL, IT EXPLODED. THE RIM STRUCK HIM IN THE FOREHEAD AND RIGHT FOREARM. HE WAS TAKEN TO THE BLOOMINGTON HOSPITAL WHILE STILL UNCONSCIOUS, THEN TO AN INDIANAPOLIS HOSPITAL, WHERE HE LATER DIED. THE ACCIDENT WAS DETERMINED NOT TO BE WORK RELATED.
Keywords: head, explosion, struck by, arm, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14700033 Fatality Other Sawing machine operators

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