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Accident: 692400 - Employee Killed When Struck By Exploding Truck Tire

Accident: 692400 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 12/05/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10566843812/05/19884231Higgerson-Buchanan, Inc.
At approximately 8:20 a.m. on December 5, 1988, Employee #1 was mounting a tire and rim on a company truck when the locking ring came loose and the tire exploded. Employee #1 died of extensive damage to his face and upper extremities.
Keywords: unsecured, work rules, locking pins, torso, explosion, restraining device, face, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105668438 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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