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Accident: 201700267 - Employee Struck By Exploding Split Rim

Accident: 201700267 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 01/15/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30128611801/15/19989621State Of Oregon
At 10:30 a.m. on January 15, 1998, Employee #1 was removing a split rim wheel from the front of a lift truck when the rim exploded. Employee #1 was struck in the chest by the exploding truck rim. Employee #1 was transported to Saint Charles Medical Center where he was hospitalized for a internal injuries.
Keywords: wheel, air pressure, truck, struck by, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301286118 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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