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Accident: 887299 - Employee Injured When Tire Explodes

Accident: 887299 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 04/05/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10436887304/10/19897538D J'S Car Care
Employee #1 removed a 16 1/2 in. tire from a 16 1/2 in. rim. He was inflating a 16 in. tire (approximately 30 to 40 psi) to replace it on the rim when the tire wall exploded. The employee sustained cuts and bruises on his left hand and above his right eye.
Keywords: work rules, explosion, laceration, high pressure, inflating, struck by, face, hand, contusion, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104368873 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Automobile mechanic apprentices

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