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Accident: 201114451 - Employee Injured When Tire Ruptures

Accident: 201114451 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 05/28/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12031035406/06/20025531Agsb Inc. Dba My Tire Store
On May 28, 2002, Employee #1 with My Tire Store, was inflating a 16-in. diameter tire that was mounted on a 16.5-in. bead diameter wheel, when the tire ruptured and struck him. Employee #1 was hospitalized at Henry Mayo Hospital for a fractured right elbow. The accident was caused by mounting of a tire on an incompatible size wheel.
Keywords: air pressure, fracture, tire bead, rupture, inflating, struck by, elbow, tire rim, pressure release, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120310354 Hospitalized injury Fracture Automobile mechanics

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