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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 109126086 Citation: 01002 Issuance: 10/12/1993 ReportingID: 0111400

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:2 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:10/18/1993 X Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $5,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $2,500.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:UNAPEQUIP

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 10/12/1993 $5,000.00 10/18/1993 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 10/26/1993 $2,500.00 10/18/1993 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 002 Hazard: UNAPEQUIP

Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety & Health Act of 1970: The employer did not furnish employment and a place of employment which were free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees, in that, employees were exposed to: Serious injury from hazards (such as fire) while using a Sky-Genie Descent Control Support System that was not approved for window washing operations in that ASME A 39.1-1987, 11.3 prohibits the use of this type of equipment (equipment which is operational in the down direction only). Among other methods one feasible and acceptable abatement method is to use an approved scaffold

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