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Accident: 201701612 - Employee Is Injured When Struck In Head While Inflating Tire

Accident: 201701612 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 02/16/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30660012302/18/20045531Lew Bros Tire Service Inc
On February 16, 2004, an employee was attempting to seat the top, inside bead on a tractor tire. The evidence indicated the tire's side wall failed during the inflation process. The force from the blow out caused severe head injuries to the employee. The employee was hospitalized and treated for fractured head.
Keywords: air pressure, fracture, head, inflating, struck by, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306600123 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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