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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1195529.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 04/28/2017 ReportingID: 0214500

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:05/17/2017 2 Nr Exposed:2 Final Order:05/23/2017
Initial Penalty: $5,070.00 REC:R Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $3,549.00 Gravity:5 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 04/28/2017 $5,070.00 05/17/2017 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 05/23/2017 $3,549.00 05/17/2017 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 were free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that an employee was exposed to a struck by falling object hazard. a) Production Area: A steel container that contained a batch of pigment that weighed up to 1500 pounds was lifted and tilted to dispense the product using a hoist with a hook that was not equipped with a safety latch, on or about December 21, 2016. b) Production Area: A hoist that was not marked with the rating so that it could be seen from the floor, was used to lift batches of up to 1500 pounds in a steel container so the product could be dispensed into buckets and drums, on or about December 21, 2016.

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