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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1615778.015 - Duncan Tire Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah


Inspection Nr: 1615778.015
Report ID: 0418400
Date Opened: 08/18/2022

Site Address:
Duncan Tire Co., Inc.
301 Telfair Street
Dublin, GA 31021

Mailing Address:
Po Box 686, Dublin, GA 31021

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 441320/Tire Dealers

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/18/2022


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1935455
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $17,403 $0 $0 $0 $0 $17,403
Current Penalty $10,403 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,403
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 19100177 C01 12/16/2022 01/23/2023 $4,602 $5,801 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01003A Serious 19100177 G 12/16/2022 01/23/2023 $5,801 $5,801 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01003B Serious 19100177 D04 II 12/16/2022 01/23/2023 $0 $5,801 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 148956.015
Event: 08/17/2022
Employee Is Killed When Struck In Head By Truck Wheel

At 2:00 p.m. on August 17, 2022, an employee was reseating and reinflating a tru ck tire while working at a tire distributor. When the employee attempted to sea t the tire on a single piece truck wheel, the tire would not seat properly. Whil e the employee was using a small sledgehammer to bang on the wheel to seat the t ire properly around the wheel, the wheel suddenly was ejected from the tire and struck the employee in the head. The employee was killed by blunt force trauma i njuries to the head.

Keywords:air pressure, blowout--tire, blunt force, blunt force trauma, ejected, flying object, head, high pressure, pressure, struck by, tire, truck

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1615778.015 Fatality
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