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Accident: 977066 - One Employee Killed, One Injured When Struck By Flying Tire

Accident: 977066 -- Report ID: 0454715 -- Event Date: 09/17/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11449511209/21/19924231Ward'S Grain Company Inc
Employees #1 and #2 were putting a new truck tire on an old rim. The tire, which was under tremendous pressure, separated from the rim and struck the employees. Employee #1 was killed. Employee #2 was hospitalized.
Keywords: high pressure, restraining device, struck by, flying object, tire rim, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114495112 Hospitalized injury Fracture Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics
2 114495112 Fatality Other Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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