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Accident: 829267 - Employee Killed When Struck By Truck Tire And Rim

Accident: 829267 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 08/17/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10423879509/01/19924212Steve Hendershot Trucking Inc.
Employee #1 and a coworker were inflating an unmounted truck tire on a single piece rim. The coworker left the work area to answer the phone, while Employee #1 sat on the tire and inflated it with compressed air. When the coworker returned the tire exploded. Employee #1 was found 14 feet from the site of the explosion. He sustained severe head injuries and later died.
Keywords: single piece rim, work rules, explosion, restraining device, inflating, struck by, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104238795 Fatality Fracture Sales support occupations, n.e.c.

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