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Accident: 201065059 - Employee Injured When Struck By Exploding Tire

Accident: 201065059 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 06/06/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30079049006/10/20027549Trick Trucks Inc
At approximately 1:29 p.m. on June 6, 2002, Employee #1, a mechanic for an off road specialist, was injured while attempting to mount a tire on single rim using a tire changer. While attempting to disconnect the air hose from a tire, he entered the trajectory area. The tire exploded causing the tire and rim to fly off the changer into Employee #1's left forearm. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: fracture, automotive repair, explosion, automobile, struck by, arm, flying object, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300790490 Hospitalized injury Fracture Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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