Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200924256 - Employee Is Killed When Tire Explodes During Installation

Accident: 200924256 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 01/05/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30967241801/05/20067534Bob Ewell Tire Service, Inc.
On January 5, 2006, Employee #1, working for Bob Ewer Tire Services Inc., completed the repair of a punctured Goodyear G149 RSA 11R22.5 radial tubeless tire. As he was installing the tire to the rear split rim inner section on a Freightliner truck, the tire exploded due to a zipper rupture. Employee #1 was killed as a result.
Keywords: chest, air pressure, automotive repair, rupture, explosion, truck, struck by, mech malfunction, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309672418 Fatality Other Garage and service station related occupations

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.