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Accident: 946814 - Employee Hospitalized After Struck By Exploding Tire And Rim

Accident: 946814 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 11/27/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1850439901/25/19905531Elk Super Tire, Inc
Employee #1 was welding a tire rim to seal a pinhole leak that had caused a flat tire. The tire was inflated and on the rim. The heat from the welding torch apparently caused the air in the tire to expand rapidly and the tire exploded. Employee #1 was struck by the tire and rim. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: work rules, welding, torch, explosion, struck by, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18504399 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Automobile mechanics

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