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Accident: 880526 - Employee'S Face Cut When Struck By Split Rim Wheel

Accident: 880526 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 09/08/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10711933109/08/19947534Gf Bandag Tire & Retreading
While inflating a truck tire outside of a restraining device to create a seal with the tire and bead, Employee #1 was struck by the removable lock ring. The lock ring was not seated properly and unfortunately the employee was working within its trajectory. Employee #1 suffered serious cuts to his face. His left eye area required stitches; his nose will require several surgeries; and his mouth will require extensive dental work for repair.
Keywords: repair, work rules, laceration, restraining device, inflating, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, flying object, face, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107119331 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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