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Accident: 202472965 - Employee Is Struck By Exploding Tire

Accident: 202472965 -- Report ID: 0950636 -- Event Date: 09/06/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30718242809/13/20067534S & R Auto Care
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on September 6, 2006, Employee #1, a mechanic, put a 14-in. tire on a 14.5-in. single-piece rim, and placed it on the tire-inflating machine. As he was inflating the tire, it exploded and struck him lacerating his lips and breaking some teeth.
Keywords: mouth, mechanic, explosion, laceration, struck by, flying object, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307182428 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Automobile mechanics

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