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Accident: 170192652 - Employee'S Leg Broken When Struck By Flying Tire And Rim

Accident: 170192652 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/09/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11210032604/14/19925531Discount Tire Centers
Employee #1, of Discount Tire Center, was inflating a 33 by 12.5 by 15 passenger tire. The unrestrained tire exploded, and the flying tire and rim struck Employee #1. He sustained broken bones in his right leg and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, work rules, explosion, restraining device, inflating, struck by, flying object, tire rim, leg, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112100326 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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