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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Inspection Nr: 1066541.015

Citation: 01001

Citation Type: Serious

Abatement Date: 10/09/2015

Initial Penalty: $5,500.00

Current Penalty: $5,500.00

Issuance Date: 08/24/2015

Nr Instances: 1

Nr Exposed: 1

Related Event Code (REC): C

Gravity: 5

Report ID: 0112000

Contest Date: 09/17/2015

Final Order: 08/08/2016


Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Latest Event Event Date Penalty Abatement Due Date Citation Type Failure to Abate Inspection
Penalty F: Formal Settlement 08/08/2016 $5,500.00 10/09/2015 Serious  
Penalty C: Contested 09/18/2015 $5,500.00 10/09/2015 Serious  
Penalty Z: Issued 08/24/2015 $5,500.00 10/09/2015 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard:

OSH ACT of 1970, Section (5)(a)(1): The employer did not furnish employment and a place of employment which was free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees were exposed to fall hazards: Jobsite located at 158 Cronin Avenue, Forestville, Connecticut: On, or about, May 4, 2015, an employee was instructed to use a portable step ladder to reach the top of tank trailer 96545 in order to open/close the vent hatch. The employee had to reach over the side of the ladder in order to perform the task.

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