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Accident: 170839807 - Employee Is Struck And Injured By Exploding Tire

Accident: 170839807 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 01/02/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12548044201/04/20085531Les Schwab Tire Centers Of California Inc.
At 2:18 p.m. on January 2, 2008, Employee #1 inflated a tired at Les Schwab Store Number 640, a facility that sells, installs and repairs tires in Ukiah, CA. He inflated a 16 inch tire on a 16.5 inch rim with no restraining cone in place and the tire exploded. The machine used was a John Bean Model Number 7700. The employee's left arm was fractured and he was hospitalized. The incident was reported to DOSH at 9:07 a.m. on January 3, 2008.
Keywords: fracture, restraining device, inflating, arm, tire rim
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125480442 Hospitalized injury Fracture Specified mechanics and repairers

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