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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 125626804 - Big O Tire

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Oakland

Nr: 125626804Report ID: 0950614Open Date: 05/13/1999

Big O Tire
2201 Washington Ave
San Leandro, CA 94577
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5531/Auto and Home Supply Stores

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/09/1999
Close Case:11/20/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361492531    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $250 $0 $0 $100 $0 $350
Current Penalty $250 $0 $0 $100 $0 $350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3326 I01 C 09/29/1999 10/04/1999 $100 $100 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 3326 D 09/29/1999 10/06/1999 $250 $250 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 125626804Event: 05/11/1999Employee Injured When Struck By Force Of Exploding Tire
Employee #1 worked for a store that sold and serviced tires, wheels, brakes, and accessories. He was inflating a passenger car tire on a rim-clamp tire changer when the tire burst and he was hurled backward and to the floor. Employee #1 suffered severe bruising to his lower back and buttocks. He was treated at the emergency room at San Leandro Hospital, and released to the care of the company doctor. The employer was cited for an accident-related violation of T8CCR 3326(i)(1), for incompatibility between the tire and rim.
Keywords: single piece rim, work rules, back, explosion, high pressure, inflating, tire rim, pressure release, contusion, tire
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125626804 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Garage and service station related occupations

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