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Accident: 170228688 - Employee Killed When Struck By Flying Ring

Accident: 170228688 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 06/04/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11066585806/08/19907538Roberts Services, Inc.
Employee #1, of Roberts Services, Inc., was mounting a split rim tire assembly on a semi trailer axle. He was facing the wheel assembly as he moved it into position on the mounting studs. The split rim locking ring blew off the rim and struck him in the head. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, work rules, restraining device, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, flying object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110665858 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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