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Accident: 14511901 - Employee Dies After Being Struck By Exploding Tire

Accident: 14511901 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 12/01/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1750827612/05/19863273Centex Materials, Inc.
Employee #1 was installing a 16 in. tire on a 16 1/2. in rim. As he was inflating the tire, it exploded and struck him, causing injuries from which he later died.
Keywords: air pressure, work rules, explosion, high pressure, restraining device, inflating, struck by, flying object, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17508276 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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