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Accident: 788828 - Employee Injured When Struck By Ring From Tire Assembly

Accident: 788828 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 06/21/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12478093306/21/19945541Burns Bros Inc
Employee #1, of Burns Brothers, Inc., was repairing a multi-piece rim wheel assembly. As he pounded on the lock ring, air pressure remaining in the tire caused the ring to forcefully fly off and up. The ring struck the employee in the face, causing a deep laceration over the left eyebrow and a slight concussion.
Keywords: repair, work rules, laceration, restraining device, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, concussion, flying object, face, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124780933 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Garage and service station related occupations

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