Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170855043 - Employee Is Crushed When Wheel Tips Over

Accident: 170855043 -- Report ID: 0950652 -- Event Date: 01/17/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12011051501/18/20017534Tim Wells Tire Service
Employee #1, a contract worker from a tire repair service, was working on a dirt surface outside of a truck shop. He was moving and walking beside a wheel and tire combination, approximately 1500 pounds, rolling it from one Dresser Haulpak 140M Haul truck to another, when it tipped over. His head was pinned between it and a Stellar Model 6000 truck mount articulated crane. He had rolled the wheel and tire combination rather than using the truck crane boom and harness chain. He was hospitalized with lacerations to his right ear and face.
Keywords: wheel, repair, pinned, ear, laceration, struck by, face, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120110515 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machinery maintenance occupations

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close