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Accident: 170591176 - Employee Killed When Tractor Tire Explodes

Accident: 170591176 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 06/15/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12595825606/15/19957534Viking Tires
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on June 15, 1995, Employee #1, of Viking Tire, had mounted a tractor tire on a single piece rim and was inflating it when the tire separated from the rim and exploded. Employee #1 was killed. The employer was cited for serious violations of T8CCR 3325(a) because a clip on the chuck with an inline valve and hose was not used, and T8CCR 3326(d) because a safety tire rack or cage or equivalent protection was not used.
Keywords: single piece rim, work rules, explosion, high pressure, restraining device, inflating, struck by, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125958256 Fatality Other Not specified mechanics and repairers

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