Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200355485 - Employee Is Killed When Tire Explodes

Accident: 200355485 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 07/20/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30974779807/24/20065093Lacy Gibson Dba Lacy Gibson
On July 20, 2006, Employee #1 was mounting a tractor trailer tire onto a 22-in. single piece rim. He was using a hand-held air hose to inflate the tubeless tire while it was on the ground. Employee #1 was killed when the tire exploded and he was struck in the head.
Keywords: head, explosion, air hose, tractor trailer, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309747798 Fatality Other Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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