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Accident: 202519278 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Tire

Accident: 202519278 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 08/03/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31257537608/19/20095014Les Schwab Tire Centers Of California, Inc. #648
On August 3, 2009, Employee #1 responded to a service call involving the replacement of two front tractor tires. While inflating one of the new tractor tires, the tire did not seat properly on the lower bead. The tire blew out and hit Employee #1 in the head and face. He was hospitalized for treatment of his fractures.
Keywords: fracture, head, blowout--tire, mechanic, inflating, struck by, tractor, flying object, face, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312575376 Hospitalized injury Fracture Automobile mechanics

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