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Accident: 558833 - Employee Killed When Struck By Exploding Tire

Accident: 558833 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 08/29/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10339853309/06/19945093Environmental Recovery & Recycling, Inc.
Employee #1, a truck driver, attempted to inflate the multi-piece rim wheel on his truck. The rim separated, sending the tire into and on top of the employee, who was standing in the trajectory of the tire. Employe #1 was killed.
Keywords: work rules, restraining device, inflating, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, flying object, tire, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103398533 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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