Inspection Detail

Inspection: 317216729 - Tesla Motors, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Jose

Nr: 317216729Report ID: 0950612Open Date: 11/13/2013

Tesla Motors, Inc.
45500 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3711/Motor Vehicles and Passenger Car Bodies
NAICS: 336111/Automobile Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/25/2014
Close Case:02/14/2015

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102879608    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 2 8
Current Violations 5 2 7
Initial Penalty $87,300 $1,700 $89,000
Current Penalty $69,300 $1,700 $71,000
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A 04/25/2014 04/30/2014 $850 $850 $0 05/05/2014 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 01002 Other 3314 G 04/25/2014 04/30/2014 $850 $850 $0 05/05/2014 W - Empr Withdrew
  3. 02001 Serious 3314 C 04/25/2014 04/30/2014 $18,000 $18,000 $0 05/05/2014 W - Empr Withdrew
  4. 03001 Serious 3314 J 04/25/2014 04/30/2014 $18,000 $18,000 $0 05/05/2014 W - Empr Withdrew
Deleted 5. 04001 Serious 3328 C 04/25/2014 04/30/2014 $0 $18,000 $0 05/05/2014 D - Govt Dismissed
  6. 05001 Serious 3328 G 04/25/2014 04/30/2014 $18,000 $18,000 $0 05/05/2014 W - Empr Withdrew
  7. 06001 Serious 3382 A 04/25/2014 04/30/2014 $7,650 $7,650 $0 05/05/2014 W - Empr Withdrew
  8. 07001 Serious 4265 04/25/2014 04/30/2014 $7,650 $7,650 $0 05/05/2014 W - Empr Withdrew

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202654976Event: 11/13/2013Three Employees Sustain Burns Opening Pressurized Chamber
At approximately 11:47 a.m. on November 13, 2013, three employees (production associates) with Tesla Motors, Inc., sustained burns, when the pressurized chamber of a Low Pressure Die Cast Machine was opened. Pressurized molten aluminum spilled out, causing burns on all three employees. All three employees were transported to medical care facilities and hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: furnace, kiln, die casting machine, spill, molten metal, burn, automobile
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 317216729 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Furnace, kiln and oven operators
2 317216729 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Furnace, kiln and oven operators
3 317216729 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Furnace, kiln and oven operators

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