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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 120035530 - Winston Tire Company

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 120035530Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 01/31/1996

Winston Tire Company
1140-1160 S. La Brea Ave.
Inglewood, CA 90301
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5531/Auto and Home Supply Stores
Mailing: 900 W. Alameda Ave., Burbank, CA 91506

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/31/1996
Close Case:07/18/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $2,805 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,805
Current Penalty $1,960 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,960
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 23400021 05/09/1996 06/10/1996 $935 $935 $0 05/31/1996 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 02001 Serious 23400023 05/09/1996 06/10/1996 $90 $935 $0 05/31/1996 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 03001 Serious 3578 G 05/08/1996 06/10/1996 $935 $935 $0 05/31/1996 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170899306Event: 01/09/1996Employee'S Finger Injured While Testing Car Fan Belt
On January 9, 1996, Employee #1 was performing his regularly assigned tasks as an auto mechanic for Winston Tire, Inglewood, CA. He had just installed a fan belt and decided to pull on it with his finger to test its tightness. He forgot that the engine was running, and his left index finger was crushed. An attempt was made to save it, but the tip had to be amputated to the first joint on January 25, 1996.
Keywords: amputated, automotive repair, finger, work rules, mechanic, struck against, crushed, automobile, fan belt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120035530 Hospitalized injury Amputation Automobile mechanics

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