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Fatal Machinery Accident Tire Centers, LLC (B996) Duncan, Spartanburg County, South Carolina

What A contract tire service technician, age 39, was fatally injured on September 26, 2003, when a tire slipped from the gripping pads of a truck-mounted tire handling crane and struck him. Hall had used the crane to position one tire... Read more


Surface Nonmetal Mine Fatal Machinery Accident Don Olson Airdome Truck Tire Company

What A tire repairman, age 35, was fatally injured between the hours of 7:45 p.m., September 29, 1997, and 6:15 a.m. the following morning, when he was crushed by a tire he was attempting to install on a front-end loader. The... Read more


Fatal Machinery Accident May Tire Company Contractor I.D. ZSY

What Santiago Cortez, tire company serviceman, age 49, was fatally injured about 3:30 p.m., March 15, 1997, when he was struck by a tire he was mounting on a front-end loader. Cortez had worked in the tire service business as an... Read more


Removing inflated tire leads to fatal explosion

What A worker was removing an inflated tire from a log stacker. The tire was mounted on a multi-piece rim. The inner and outer rims were held together by 16 smaller bolts and the entire rim assembly was attached to the... Read more


Exploding Tire Hazard

While attempting to plug a tire, three men were seriously injured when the tire exploded ... Read more


Tire and Rim Safety Awareness Program

This program was developed to give minearal industry personnel additional information to use with existing training materials relative to servicing of multipiece and single piece rim wheels such as those used on large surface mining equipment. Certain accidents are caused... Read more


Tire explodes when truck contacts overhead power line

What A load of gravel was being delivered to a farm. After dumping the load as directed by the farmer, the driver moved the truck forward with its box still raised. As the truck was moving forward, the box contacted an... Read more


METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - Fatal Explosion of Vessel Under Pressure

What On April 22, 1998, a 39-year old maintenance worker with 8 years of mining experience was killed and two coworkers seriously injured at a limestone operation. A scraper tire was placed flat on the ground and they were attempting to... Read more


Fatal Explosion of Vessel Under Pressure Hunter Plant Colorado Materials Incorporated New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas

What A fatal accident and two serious injuries occurred at this operation on April 22, 1998, when a tire exploded while three miners were attempting to remove a brake drum from its rim. Why The equipment manufacturer's operation and maintenance manual warns of... Read more


Fatality - September 26, 2003-Machinery - METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY

What On September 26, 2003, a 39-year-old over the road tire technician, with 17 years experience, was fatally injured at a surface stone mine. The victim was using a truck-mounted tire handling crane to place two tires in an upright position... Read more


Surface Nonmetal Mine(Granite) Fatal Machinery Accident

What While attempting to plug a tire, three men were seriously injured when the tire exploded. Reportedly, the left rear tire had been partially inflated with a can of "fix-a-flat" and topped off with oxygen from the cutting torch tanks mounted... Read more


Fatal Exploding Vessel Under Pressure Accident

What On February 17, 1999, a 35-year-old technician (contractor operator) with 10 years experience was fatally injured at a sand and gravel operation. The victim used a fork lift attached to a chain while attempting to remove a wheel... Read more


A Self-Employed Welder Fatally Injured during an Explosion while Welding a Rim Wheel to Repair Air Leaks

What On June 16, 1999, a 34-year-old male self-employed welder (the victim) was fatally injured while attempting to repair leaks in a skid-steer loader rim wheel by welding, and the wheel exploded. Why When the tires were mounted and pressurized the modified wheels... Read more


METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY

What On August 28, 1998, a 64-year old maintenance man with 30 years mining experience was fatally injured while inflating a tire on a fuel truck. The tire's two-piece steel wheel had deteriorated and exploded while being inflated. Why The truck had not... Read more


METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY

What On February 17, 1999, a 35-year-old technician (contractor operator) with 10 years experience was fatally injured at a sand and gravel operation. The victim used a fork lift attached to a chain while attempting to remove a wheel... Read more


Fatal Exploding Vessel Under Pressure Accident - Randolph County, West Virginia

What A contractor welder was fatally injured when an inflated truck tire and wheel assembly exploded. The victim was performing welding and grinding on the wheel when the accident occurred. Why The incident occurred because management did not have effective safety procedures for... Read more


Surface Nonmetal Mine (Limestone) Fatal Machinery Accident Brad Ragan Inc. Contractor I.D. (S06) Salem, Roanoke County, Virginia at Salem Stone

What A 57-year-old tire contractor with no mining experience was fatally injured at a crushed stone operation. The victim was using a radio controlled, truck mounted, power handler to load a 1,600- pound tire onto his service truck. As the tire... Read more


Report of Investigation - Fatal Exploding Vessel Under Pressure Accident - Randolph County, West Virginia

What A contractor welder was fatally injured when an inflated truck tire and wheel assembly exploded. The victim was performing welding and grinding on the wheel when the accident occurred. Why The incident occurred because management did not have effective safety procedures for... Read more


Fatal Exploding Vessel Under Pressure Accident Douglas R. Rushford Trucking

What A mechanic/welder, age 64, was fatally injured at about 3:45 p.m. on August 28, 1998, when a wheel rim exploded while he was inflating a truck tire. He died on August 30, 1998. He had a total of 30 years... Read more


Surface Nonmetal Mine (Limestone) Fatal Machinery Accident Brad Ragan Inc. Contractor I.D. (S06) Salem, Roanoke County, Virginia at Salem Stone

What A 57-year-old tire contractor with no mining experience was fatally injured at a crushed stone operation. The victim was using a radio controlled, truck mounted, power handler to load a 1,600- pound tire onto his service truck. As the tire... Read more



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