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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1250782.015 - Les Schwab Tire Centers, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Redding

Nr: 1250782.015Report ID: 0950623Open Date: 07/27/2017

Les Schwab Tire Centers, Inc
1201 Spruce Streetnull
Alturas, CA 96101
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 441320/Tire Dealers
Mailing: 20900 Cooley Rdnull, Bend, OR 97701

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/19/2017
Close Case:12/19/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
Current Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 02001 Serious 3326(I) 09/19/2017 $10,800 $18,000 $0 09/19/2017 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99129.015Event: 07/20/2017Employee Is Inflating Tire Tube And Suffers Multiple Fractur
At 12:20 p.m. on July 20, 2017, an employee installed a new tire and inner tube onto an irrigation pivot rim and the inner tube did not seat correctly. The emp loyee was adding air to the tire and it exploded. The employee was sitting on h is heels with his forearms outstretched over the tire and the employee suffered fractures to both forearms when the air shot out from the tire as it exploded. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: explosion, forearm, fracture, tire, tire rim
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1250782.015 Hospitalized injury Sales workers, other commodities

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