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Accident: 82269.015 - Employee Is Killed When Pressurized Tire Explodes

Accident: 82269.015 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 12/19/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1113612.01512/19/2015Sears Operations, Llc.
At 7:45 a.m. on December 19, 2015, an employee was pressurizing a 16-inch tire t hat was placed on a mismatched16-inch rim. The tire exploded and the employee w as killed from massive head trauma.
Keywords: air pressure, blowout--tire, explosion, head, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1113612.015 22 M Fatality Automobile mechanics

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