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Accident: 170703649 - Employee Injured When Overinflated Tire Explodes

Accident: 170703649 -- Report ID: 0950626 -- Event Date: 12/02/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11194794104/19/19935511Chuck Haddad Mitsubishi
At about 1:30 p.m. on December 2, 1992, Employee #1 of Chuck Haddad Mitsubishi was inflating a tire when it ruptured. The employee had installed a 16 inch tire on a 16 1/2 inch rim. He overinflated the tire, causing the tire to rupture. The employee sustained contusions and a shoulder injury, for which he was treated and released.
Keywords: shoulder, work rules, rupture, restraining device, inflating, struck by, contusion, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111947941 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Vehicle washers and equipment cleaners

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