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Accident: 521914 - Employee Killed When Struck By Multipiece Tire Rim

Accident: 521914 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 09/03/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10057264309/04/19915014Brad Ragan Tire Company
Employee #1, a 42-year-old tire serviceman, was changing multipiece-rimmed tires on a road grader. After the partial airing of a new tire, he apparently attempted to seat a lock rim by hammering it. The lock and flange rings blew off the rim and struck and killed Employee #1. He failed to use a tire rim restraint device.
Keywords: work rules, restraining device, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, tire rim
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100572643 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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