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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1163720.015 - Luke'S Tire & Auto Repair, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Syracuse

Nr: 1163720.015Report ID: 0215800Open Date: 07/21/2016

Luke'S Tire & Auto Repair, Inc.
206 Park Street
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 811111/General Automotive Repair
Mailing: 206 Park Street, Tupper Lake, NY 12986

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:08/31/2016
Close Case:10/17/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1113060   Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Other 19101200 E01 09/06/2016 10/11/2016 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01001B Other 19101200 G01 09/06/2016 10/11/2016 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01001C Other 19101200 H01 09/06/2016 10/11/2016 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 87736.015Event: 02/12/2016Employee Is Killed By Inhalation Of Fumes From Acetylene Tor
At 12:30 a.m. on February 12, 2016, an employee was found dead at his father-in-law's home, in the evening after work. Earlier that day, the employee was replacing a ball joint on a truck. An acetylene torch was used to warm up the existing joint, and smoke was generated from the heating of grease, lubricant, rubber, etc., on the ball joint. The employee breathed in the smoke/fumes. Per the autopsy report, the cause of death was: "Cardiac dysrhythmia resulting in tracheobronchial and pulmonary parenchymal hemorrhage and edema due to inhalation of noxious fumes".
Keywords: toxic atmosphere, acetylene torch, smoke inhalation
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1163720.015 Fatality Other Automobile mechanics

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