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Accident: 788331 - Employee Killed When Tire Mismatched With Rim Explodes

Accident: 788331 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 04/17/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12470534404/19/19960191George N Lammi & Diane E Lammi-Massey
According to the employer, Employee #1 patched a 22.5 in. tire and then tried to mount it on a 20 in. split rim. The wheel assembly exploded, killing him.
Keywords: repair, agriculture, work rules, explosion, high pressure, restraining device, multipiece rim wheel, inattention, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124705344 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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