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Accident: 170363972 - Employee Breaks Nose While Changing Truck Tire

Accident: 170363972 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 02/19/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582609903/17/20109223Cal Fire - Trinity River Conservation Camp
Employee #1 was changing a truck tire at the Cal Fire Trinity River Conservation Camp. He and two other inmates had the tire lying on the floor of the shop. Employee #1 was using a metal bar to remove the tire from the rim, while the other two inmates stood on the tire and the rim to stabilize it. Employee #1 was pulling on the bar to remove the tire when the bar slipped and struck him in the face. He suffered a broken nose and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, repair, nose, struck by, pry bar, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125826099 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Automobile mechanic apprentices

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