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Accident: 170209753 - Employee Injured When Struck By Exploding Tire

Accident: 170209753 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 11/08/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11179977111/10/19937538California Equipment
Employee #1 was mounting a tire on a single piece rim without any type of restraining device to hold down the tire. When he added air pressure the tire exploded and flew up into his left face and arm area. Employee #1 was hospitalized. The tire landed approximately 20 feet away.
Keywords: explosion, restraining device, struck by, arm, flying object, face, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111799771 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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