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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 115098642 - K & A Farm Equipment

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 115098642Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 03/29/2002

K & A Farm Equipment
437 W. Mission
Strawberry Point, IA 52076
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5083/Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/03/2002
Close Case:04/24/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 171048085Event: 03/28/2002Employee Sustains Injury To His Head When Tire Blows Out
On March 28, 2002, Employees #1 was inflating a tire from a semi-tractor. The tire was low on air. As Employee #1 put the air nozzle onto the valve core, the side-wall of the tire blew out, causing the employee to fall backward, strike his head on the fender of the semi-tractor, and then fall to the floor.
Keywords: head, fall, inflating, tractor, tire
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 115098642 Fatality Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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