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Accident: 170621213 - Employee Injured When Tire Bursts During Inflation

Accident: 170621213 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 07/18/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12576415908/01/19962452Compu-Tech Lumber Products, Incorporated
Employee #1 was filling a two-piece wheelbarrow tire when it became overinflated and burst. He suffered facial lacerations, for which he was hospitalized. There was no in-line gauge, and Employee #1 was not using a tire cage.
Keywords: air pressure, work rules, laceration, high pressure, restraining device, inflating, struck by, flying object, face, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125764159 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Automobile mechanic apprentices

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