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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170192769 - Employee Injured By Exploding Tire/Rim

Accident: 170192769 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 05/05/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11210046605/13/19925531Industrial Tire Products
Employee #1 was inflating a 22 by 8 by 10 tire, which was unrestrained. When the tire exploded, the flying tire and rim struck Employee #1, fracturing his skull and upper jaw.
Keywords: fracture, work rules, explosion, skull, restraining device, inflating, struck by, face, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112100466 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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