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Accident: 200528883 - Employee Is Killed During Tire Rim Failure

Accident: 200528883 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 08/05/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30668457208/09/20043714Firstco, Inc.
On August 5, 2004, Employee #1 was inspecting a tractor tire and rim. As Employee #1 leaned over the tire, its rim failed and launched him 10 feet in the vertical direction. Employee #1 struck a suspended heater and fell to a concrete floor. Employee #1 was killed due to massive head injuries.
Keywords: head, equipment failure, lockout, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, concussion, flying object, tire rim, untrained, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306684572 Fatality Other Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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