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Accident: 200083020 - Employee Is Injured When A Tire Explodes

Accident: 200083020 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 06/28/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31018517806/28/20075531Tires Unlimited, L.L.C.
On June 28, 2007, Employee #1 had installed a 16-in. tire onto a 16.5-in. rim. The tire exploded as it was being filled with air on a tire machine. Employee #1 was hospitalized with lacerations to his hand.
Keywords: wheel, air pressure, explosion venting, laceration, struck by, hand, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310185178 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Automobile mechanics

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