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Inspection: 311606370 - Titan Tire Corporation Of Bryan

Inspection Information - Office: Toledo


Inspection Nr: 311606370
Report ID: 0524700
Open Date: 11/25/2008

Site Address:
Titan Tire Corporation Of Bryan
927 South Union St.
Bryan, OH 43506

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 326211/Tire Manufacturing (except Retreading)

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 11/25/2008


Close Case:12/12/2013

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 202100558 Yes
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $24,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $24,500
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $10,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 05/20/2009 06/16/2009 $5,000 $7,000 $0 05/22/2009 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 5A0001 05/20/2009 06/16/2009 $7,000 $7,000 $0 05/22/2009 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
3. 01003 Serious 19100023 A07 05/20/2009 06/09/2009 $3,500 $3,500 $0 05/22/2009 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
4. 01004 Other 19100212 A01 05/20/2009 05/26/2009 $5,000 $7,000 $0 05/22/2009 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 202088936
Event: 12/01/2008
Employee Is Pinned By Machine Drum, Fractures Leg

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on December 1, 2008, Employee #1 was preparing the tire builder for the next job. Employee #1 was being trained on the process by a coworker. The coworker was up in the breaker control area of the machine. Employee #1 entered the machine and was unhooking a vacuum hose from the drum on the breaker station. The coworker started to transfer the drum forward to the next station when the hose tripped the light curtain. Employee #1 reentered the breaker station through the light curtain to pick up the hose when the coworker reset the machine and moved the drum to the next position. Employee #1 was pinned by the drum and his leg was broken. Employee #1 was hospitalized.

Keywords:fracture, pinned, drum, hose, struck by, light curtain, leg

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311606370 Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified
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