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Accident: 170126676 - Employee Killed When Multipiece Rim And Tire Explode

Accident: 170126676 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 10/30/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10424731711/05/19915531Cambron Tire Service
At approximately 12:20 p.m. on October 30, 1991, Employee #1 was supervising a coworker as he inflated the tire on a multipiece rim. The coworker left the tire and rim unattended with the air chuck attached. Also, the coworker had not placed the tire and rim in a restraining device. The tire and rim exploded and struck Employee #1 in the head and face. He was killed.
Keywords: head, work rules, explosion, restraining device, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, face, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104247317 Fatality Other Automobile mechanic apprentices

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