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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

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