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Accident: 170074983 - Employee Killed When Tire Explodes During Inflation

Accident: 170074983 -- Report ID: 0257230 -- Event Date: 11/17/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12689980611/18/19984953Browning Ferris Industries Of Pr Inc
Employee #1 found a flat rear truck tire in the garbage. He started to inflate it and the tire had reached 100 psi when it exploded on one side. Employee #1 was killed. (Note: Original abstract in Spanish.)
Keywords: air pressure, work rules, explosion, high pressure, restraining device, inflating, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 126899806

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