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Inspection: 107234882 - Les Schwab Tire Centers Of Boise, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Boise

Nr: 107234882Report ID: 1032500Open Date: 04/27/1993

Les Schwab Tire Centers Of Boise, Inc.
Highway 2 (Albeni Road)
Priest River, ID 83856
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5531/Auto and Home Supply Stores
Mailing: Post Office Box 1238, Priest River, ID 83856

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/27/1993
Close Case:04/14/1994

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral901723619 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $12,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,000
Current Penalty $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100177 C01 I 07/21/1993 07/27/1993 $1,334 $4,000 $0 08/18/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100177 C01 II 07/21/1993 07/27/1993 $0 $0 $0 08/18/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01001C Serious 19100177 C02 07/21/1993 07/27/1993 $0 $0 $0 08/18/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01002 Serious 19100177 D02 07/21/1993 07/27/1993 $1,333 $4,000 $0 08/18/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01003 Serious 19100177 D04 07/21/1993 07/27/1993 $1,333 $4,000 $0 08/18/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01004 Serious 19100177 G06 07/21/1993 07/27/1993 $0 $0 $0 08/18/1993 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14437941Event: 04/27/1993Employees Injured In Tire Explosion
At approximately 7:45 a.m. on April 22, 1993, Employees #1 and #2 were mounting tractor tires. Employee #1 had just reached inside the wheel to release the air chuck when the tube burst. Employee #1 was hit by the tire, rim, and air blast. He was knocked to the ground 15 feet away, hitting his head on the concrete. Employee #1 received a concussion and temporary partial paralysis. Employee #2 was knocked backward by the air blast, was treated for debris in the eyes and tinnitus, and released. Employee #1 was still hospitalized at the time of the inspection.
Keywords: eye, head, paralysis, explosion, restraining device, multipiece rim wheel, concussion, tire rim, tire
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107234882 Non Hospitalized injury Foreign Body Ineye Sales occupations, other business services
2 107234882 Hospitalized injury Concussion Sales occupations, other business services

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