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Accident: 201087756 - Employee Is Injured When Tire Explodes

Accident: 201087756 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 04/24/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12589007910/17/20060173Sandridge Partners
On April 24, 2006, Employee #1, working for a farming operation, was mounting a 16-inch tire on a rim for a piece of equipment. He did not check or inspect the mounted tire for defects or damage. Using an air hose, he started to inflate the tire. The tire exploded, hitting his right hand and nose. He was taken to UMC Hospital, where he was treated for his injuries and was released the same day.
Keywords: air pressure, agriculture, explosion, air hose, dislocated, inflating, struck by, flying object, hand, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125890079 Non Hospitalized injury Dislocation Specified mechanics and repairers

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