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Accident: 14543367 - Employee Killed When Struck By Tire Wheel

Accident: 14543367 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 07/14/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10176674907/16/19862676Procter & Gamble Paper Products Co.
Employee #1 was inflating a left rear outside dual truck tire on a two-piece rim mounted on a dump truck. He was either bent over or stooping down outside the service area, using an air hose under approximately 140 psi at the compressor. The unit exploded and Employee #1 was struck by the flying wheel. He sustained fatal head and body injuries.
Keywords: head, work rules, explosion, high pressure, restraining device, inflating, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, flying object, tire rim
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101766749 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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