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Accident: 779728 - Employee Injured When Struck By Exploding Tire And Rim

Accident: 779728 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 03/16/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10468814803/22/19894953Reno Disposal
Employee #1 attempted to mount the wrong size tire on a wheel by overinflating it above 60 psi. The tire exploded and struck Employee #1.
Keywords: work rules, explosion, high pressure, restraining device, inflating, struck by, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104688148 Hospitalized injury Fracture Garage and service station related occupations

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