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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1314665.015 - Specialty Tires Of America (Tennessee), Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 6

Nr: 1314665.015Report ID: 0454716Open Date: 05/08/2018

Specialty Tires Of America (Tennessee), Llc
1000 Don Mateer Dr.
Unicoi, TN 37692
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 326211/Tire Manufacturing (except Retreading)
Mailing: 1000 Don Mater Dr., Unicoi, TN 37692

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/10/2018
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:08/03/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $6,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,800
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $6,800 $0 $6,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100147 C04 I 06/19/2018 06/25/2018 $4,000 $4,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19100147 C06 I 06/19/2018 06/25/2018 $2,800 $2,800 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 105387.015Event: 05/08/2018Employee Is Killed When Caught In Energized Machinery
At 4:15 a.m. on May 8, 2018, Employee #1 was tightening a screw on a wig-wam machine. The machine was energized and, during work, Employee #1 came in contact with the moving arms of the machine's stacker pendulum. Employee #1's head and arm became caught in the machinery, killing him.
Keywords: caught in, head, lockout, arm
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1314665.015 Fatality Other Machinery maintenance occupations

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