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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1160571 - Coastal Mack Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah

Nr: 1160571Report ID: 0418400Open Date: 03/23/1984

Coastal Mack Inc
125 Pine Meadow Dr
Savannah, GA 31408
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5511/Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used)
Mailing: Po Box 1345, Savannah, GA 31402

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/06/1984
Close Case:06/18/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral900535758 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
Current Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100106 E09 I 04/26/1984 04/29/1984 $350 $350 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19100106 D02 I 04/26/1984 04/29/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Serious 19100106 E02 IVD 04/26/1984 04/29/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01001D Serious 19100106 E09 II 04/26/1984 04/29/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 01001E Serious 19100106 E05 I 04/26/1984 04/29/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 02001 Other 19040002 A 04/26/1984 05/07/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14541999Event: 03/22/1984Burn From Gasoline Flame Through Bus Carburetor
ON MARCH 22, 1984, AT APPROXIMATELY 1:30 PM, EMPLOYEES #1 AND #2 PURCHASED GASOLINE FROM A NEARBY GULF STATION. THE GAS, WHICH HAD BEEN PLACED IN AN UNAPPROVED 1-GALLON PLASTIC CONTAINER, WAS THEN POURED INTO AN 1 1/2-INCH DEEP, 2 3/8-INCH DIAMETER CAP FROM AN AEROSOL CAN. THE GALLON CONTAINER WAS PLACED BEHIND EMPLOYEE #1 WITHOUT ITS CAP. EMPLOYEES #1 AND #2 THEN ATTEMPTED TO START THE REBUILT ENGINE OF AN INTERNATIONAL BUS. AS EMPLOYEE #2 TRIED TO START THE BUS, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS KNEELING BEHIND THE ENGINE ATTEMPTING TO PRIME IT BY POURING GASOLINE INTO THE UNCOVERED CARBURETOR. THE GASOLINE WAS CLASS 1A AND ITS FLASH POINT WAS MINUS 46 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT. WHILE EMPLOYEE #1 WAS KNEELING AT THE ENGINE, THE CARBURETOR BACKFIRED. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS BURNED ON THE FACE, CHEST, ARMS, HANDS AND RIGHT LEG. EMPLOYEE #2 WAS NOT INJURED. THE FIRE EXTINGUISHER INSTALLED IN THE BUS WAS NOT EASILY ACCESSIBLE. A FIRE WATCHER WAS NOT USED.
Keywords: burn, chest, fire extinguisher, fire, carburetor, arm, face, gasoline, hand, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1160571 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 1160571 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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