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Accident: 201561461 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Exploding Tire

Accident: 201561461 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 11/03/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30916513211/08/20054231Triple L Transport
Employee #1 inflated a tractor trailer tire and placed it on the garage floor. The tire then separated from the rim and flew upward, striking the employee in the face and knocking him to the ground. He was killed. After further investigation, it was discovered that the tire and rim were not secured by an engineering device or control, such as a cage.
Keywords: work rules, explosion, high pressure, struck by, flying object, face, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309165132 Fatality Concussion Garage and service station related occupations

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