Inspection: 1643771.015 - 153404 - Aiken-Black Tire Service, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Nc Charlotte
153404 - Aiken-Black Tire Service, Inc.
823 1st Ave Nw
Hickory, NC 28601
P O Box 1605, Hickory, NC 28603
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 441320/Tire Dealers
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 07/06/2023
Case Closed: 08/29/2023
|#||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 G06||07/06/2023||07/14/2023||$62,500||$62,500||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|2.||02001||Serious||19100177 C01||07/06/2023||07/14/2023||$6,250||$6,250||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|3.||02002||Serious||19100177 D04 II||07/06/2023||07/10/2023||$6,250||$6,250||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|4.||02003||Serious||19100177 G08||07/06/2023||07/14/2023||$0||$6,250||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|5.||02004||Serious||19100177 G11||07/06/2023||07/14/2023||$4,000||$4,000||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
At 12:00 noon on January 11, 2023, an employee was inflating a tractor tire on a single-piece wheel rim outside of a safety cage when it exploded. The employee was struck and thrown approximately 10 feet across the concrete floor where he landed and struck his head. The employee was flown by helicopter to a health center and died from multiple blunt force trauma injuries to his chest, neck and head on January 12, 2023.
Keywords:blowout--tire, blunt force, blunt force trauma, chest, fall, fall on same level, head, inflating, neck, struck by, tire, tire rim
|1||1643771.015||Fatality||Occupation not reported|