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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $565 $0 $4,065
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $450 $0 $450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 02/01/1999 03/05/1999 $225 $225 $0 02/22/1999 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 01002 Other 3326 C01 F 02/01/1999 02/11/1999 $0 $170 $0 02/22/1999 W - Empr Withdrew
  3. 01003 Other 3328 B 02/01/1999 02/11/1999 $0 $170 $0 02/22/1999 W - Empr Withdrew
  4. 02001 Other 3326 D 02/01/1999 02/11/1999 $225 $3,500 $0 02/22/1999 W - Empr Withdrew

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201151677 Event: 08/03/1998Employee Is Injured When Truck Tire Blows Up
At approximately 148 a.m. on August 3, 1998, an employee, a customer parts representative, sustained central spinal cord injuries, when a truck tire that he had just inflated exploded, knocking him backwards. The tire was partially out of the 5-bar tire cage, when it blew. He was transported to the Desert Medical Center, Palm Springs, where he remained hospitalized for 10-days. The employee lost the ability to use his arms and legs. The injury required him to undergo extensive physical therapy to regain the use of the limbs.
Keywords: air pressure, paralysis, spine, struck by, arm, vertebra, leg, tire, truck driver
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125897520 Hospitalized injury Other Sales workers, parts

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