Injuries from tire and wheel explosions during servicing.

  title={Injuries from tire and wheel explosions during servicing.},
  author={Anthony J Suruda and Douglas Floccare and Gary B. Smith},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  volume={20 8},
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate injuries from tire and wheel explosions that occur during servicing. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of all injury reports from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. RESULTS For the period of 1978 through 1987, there were 694 reported injuries from explosions during tire servicing; 143 of them were fatal, resulting mainly from truck tires. Because the… CONTINUE READING
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