Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200000495 - Employee Killed When Wheel Rim Blows Apart

Accident: 200000495 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 06/08/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11385448306/09/19983499Thorco Industries, Inc.
Employee #1 was repairing a forklift tire when the rims separated. He was struck in the head and chest by one of the flying rims, and died as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: chest, head, repair, work rules, restraining device, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, flying object, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 113854483 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras 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.