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Accident: 200690899 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Exploding Tire/Rim

Accident: 200690899 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 12/31/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31062620512/31/20074231Intransit Container, Inc.
On December 31, 2007, Employee #1 removed a large split rim tire from a large reach truck used for unloading rail cars. The rim tire failed; the rim and tire exploded off the vehicle and struck the employee, who stood in front of the tire. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fracture, vehicle, explosion, truck, struck by, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310626205 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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