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Accident: 761494 - Employee Killed When Struck By Overinflated Tire

Accident: 761494 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 09/23/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
296962411/21/19885599Joe Young Tire Company
At approximately 4:20 p.m. on September 22, 1988, Employee #1 was inflating a large agricultural tractor tire, 24.5 to 32 psi. He was standing in front of the tire and rim when the tire, apparently overinflated, blew over the rim and struck him in the chest. Employee #1 was killed instantly.
Keywords: chest, work rules, restraining device, inflating, struck by, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2969624 Fatality Other Garage and service station related occupations

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