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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1524180.015 - Midtown Tire, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta West


Inspection Nr: 1524180.015
Report ID: 0418200
Date Opened: 03/17/2021

Site Address:
Midtown Tire, Inc.
411 Ponce De Leon Ave Ne
Atlanta, GA 30308

Mailing Address:
411 Ponce De Leon Ave Ne, Atlanta, GA 30308

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 811111/General Automotive Repair

Inspection Type: Complaint

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/17/2021

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Case Closed: 04/29/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1750779 Yes
Complaint 1744256 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $14,044 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,044
Current Penalty $8,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A01 07/09/2021 08/04/2021 $5,000 $8,778 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002A Serious 19101200 E01 07/09/2021 08/04/2021 $3,000 $5,266 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002B Serious 19101200 H01 07/09/2021 08/04/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 136434.015
Event: 03/05/2021
Employee Amputates Finger While Operating Automotive Lift

At approximately 2:40 p.m. on March 5, 2021, an employee was operating a damaged automotive lift (a Rotary Lift Model SPOA10N5G0) by manually engaging an unguar ded latch on the machine with his left hand. The latch snapped back, pinching th e employee's hand against the lift post. The employee suffered partial amputati on of the tips of the left index and middle fingers. The employee was treated b ut was not hospitalized.

Keywords:amputated, auto lift, finger, partial amputation, safety latch, unguarded

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1524180.015 Non Hospitalized injury Automobile mechanics
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