Explosion of split ring tyre assemblies

Incident

On two separate occasions split-ring tyre assemblies exploded when trucks were operating under normal conditions. The explosions resulted in components of the multi-piece rim assemblies being projected a considerable distance with the potential to cause serious or fatal injuries to mine personnel.

Western Australian Significant Incident Report 083 – Tyres poorly maintained and fail catastrophically during operations

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