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Accident: 200052298 - Employee Is Injured When Tire Ruptures

Accident: 200052298 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 08/02/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30602184108/03/20047538T.O.Haas Tire, Llc
On August 2, 2004, Employee #1 was installing a new, 11-2, 24-in. irrigation tire onto an old rim at a retail tire repair facility. While he was inflating the tire, it ruptured. Employee #1 was hospitalized for compound fractures to his left forearm, and numerous bruises and lacerations. Employee #1 was not using a tire cage for protection during inflation.
Keywords: fracture, automotive repair, forearm, rupture, inflating, struck by, flying object, untrained, contusion, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306021841 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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