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Accident: 97759.015 - Employee Sustains Fractured Hand And Loss Of An Eye When Str

Accident: 97759.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 07/13/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1251496.01508/01/2017La Puente Tires, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on July 13, 2017, Employee #1 was inflating a split rim tire. The locking ring component of the split rim exploded and popped out, hitting the employee on the hand and on his face. Employee #1 sustained a broken hand and left facial trauma, resulting in the loss of an eye. The employee was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: struck by, tire rim, flying object, fracture, hand, eye, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1251496.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration

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