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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1213111.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 06/16/2017 ReportingID: 0418100

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date: 1 Nr Exposed:3 Final Order:07/11/2017
Initial Penalty: $5,387.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $5,068.00 Gravity:5 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 06/16/2017 $5,387.00   Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 07/11/2017 $5,068.00   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 employees were exposed to explosion hazards and sharp particles flying in the air when PVC pipe was used as a compressed air line to provide compressed air to staple guns. On or about February 22, 2017, employees were exposed to explosion and sharp flying particles in the air when PVC pipe was used to provide compressed air for the staple guns at the door tables. No abatement certification or documentation is required for this item.

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