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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 14618649 - Lawler Contracting & Equipment Co

Inspection Information - Office: Arizona Phoenix Sfty

Nr: 14618649Report ID: 0950411Open Date: 06/20/1984

Lawler Contracting & Equipment Co
829 1/2 S 59th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85043
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4212/Local Trucking Without Storage
Mailing: Po Box 23730, Phoenix, AZ 85063

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/28/1984
Close Case:06/03/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360579742    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 7
Current Violations 7 7
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100177 C01 I 07/05/1984 07/17/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 19100177 D02 07/05/1984 07/08/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 19100177 D03 07/05/1984 07/08/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01004 Other 19100177 D04 07/05/1984 07/08/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 01005 Other 19100177 D05 07/05/1984 07/08/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 01006 Other R4130609 A 07/05/1984 07/08/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 01007 Other R4130631 A 07/05/1984 07/08/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14217079Event: 06/18/1984Multi-Piece Rim Wheel Exploded, Killing Employee
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS POSITIONED AT THE REAR OF A PICKUP TRUCK (1978 FORD, LICENSE #30G-849,VIN #F25BRAG3458). HE WAS HELPING TO UNLOAD A MULTIPIECE RIM WHEEL (GOODYEAR HI-MILER, 1000-20F TRUCK TIRE WITH SPLIT RIM,) WHICH WAS TO BE MOUNTED ON A SEMI-TRUCK. ANOTHER EMPLOYEE WAS IN THE BED OF THE PICK UP PUSHING THE SPARE TIRE OFF THE TRUCK. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS GUIDING THE TIRE TO THE GROUND. EMPLOYEE #1 GUIDED THE TIRE (WHEEL) ALMOST TO GROUND LEVEL, THEN LET IT BOUNCE. THE TIRE REPORTEDLY BOUNCED A COUPLE OF TIMES AND EXPLODED (SPLIT RIM SEPARATED FROM THE WHEEL). EMPLOYEE #1 WAS THROWN TO THE GROUND BY THE IMPACT OF THE WHEEL. THE CAUSE OF DEATH WAS CRUSHING CHEST UNJURIES. OTHER INJURIES TO EMPLOYEE #1 WERE CONTUSED ABRASIONS OF THE CHEST, FRACTURES OF THE STERMUM AND RIGHT FEMUR AND ABRASIONS AND LACERATIONS OF THE RIGHT THIGH AND LEFT KNEE.
Keywords: chest, wheel, explosion, multipiece rim wheel, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 14618649 Fatality Fracture Automobile mechanics

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