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Accident: 171048085 - Employee Sustains Injury To His Head When Tire Blows Out

Accident: 171048085 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 03/28/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11509864203/29/20025083K & A Farm Equipment
On March 28, 2002, Employees #1 was inflating a tire from a semi-tractor. The tire was low on air. As Employee #1 put the air nozzle onto the valve core, the side-wall of the tire blew out, causing the employee to fall backward, strike his head on the fender of the semi-tractor, and then fall to the floor.
Keywords: head, fall, inflating, tractor, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115098642 Fatality Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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