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Accident: 200940047 - One Employee Killed, One Injured When Tire Rim Explodes

Accident: 200940047 -- Report ID: 0625100 -- Event Date: 12/23/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10362495312/24/1996971187th Esc
Employee #1 was using a spoon bill bar to repair a split rim when the rim exploded and the bar struck him on the head. Employee #1 was killed. Employee #2 was blown 10 ft against onto a vehicle. He suffered arm injuries, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: head, explosion, struck by, arm, flying object, tire rim
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103624953 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 103624953 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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