Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 767905 - Employee Killed When Struck In Head With Tire Rim

Accident: 767905 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 07/28/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10755093108/06/19925531Rockwall Tire And Battery Co.
Employee #1 was removing a wheel and tire unit from the hub of a trailer while the tire was fully inflated. The split rim became dislocated, allowing it to be blown off by the tire pressure. The rim hit Employee #1 in the head and killed him.
Keywords: air pressure, head, high pressure, inflating, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107550931 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close