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Accident: 201942745 - Employee Receives Injuries While Replacing Tire

Accident: 201942745 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 12/22/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31143647112/23/20087549Servco Pacific Inc Dba Rex Tire & Supply
On December 22, 2008, Employee #1, a tire service worker, was replacing a tractor tire. He mounted the tire onto a rim and began filling it with air. The tire exploded, sending debris that struck him. He sustained injuries to his skull, eye, arm, and jaw. The injuries required medical attention. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center and was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: eye, blowout--tire, skull, arm, face, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311436471 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Garage and service station related occupations

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