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Accident: 927517 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Ring From Tire Assembly

Accident: 927517 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 05/08/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11011801505/13/19915093Ray Price Recycling & Car Crushing, Inc.
Employee #1 was inflating a spare tire, a Monarch 1000 x 22 tire mounted on a rim, and had placed the tire against the rear wheel of the truck. A ring from the multipiece rim assembly struck him across the bridge of his nose and cut into the hinge of his jaw. Employee #1 died, suffering deep trauma to the face. The employee did not use protection when inflating the multipiece rim and tire.
Keywords: ppe, work rules, nose, restraining device, inflating, multipiece rim wheel, struck by, flying object, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110118015 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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