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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Inspection Nr: 123305625

Citation: 01001

Citation Type: Serious

Abatement Date: 12/18/2001 X

Initial Penalty: $2,100.00

Current Penalty: $1,260.00

Issuance Date: 11/07/2000

Nr Instances: 2

Nr Exposed: 10

Related Event Code (REC):

Gravity: 05

Report ID: 0111500

Contest Date: 11/29/2000

Final Order: 09/17/2001


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 09/17/2001 $1,260.00 12/18/2001 Serious  
Penalty Z: Issued 11/07/2000 $2,100.00 11/24/2000 Serious  

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

Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and 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 the hazards (i.e. crushing) associated with operating fork lift trucks without wearing the operator restraint system (seat belts) supplied by the manufacturer. ASME B56.1-1993 Safety Standard for Low and High Lift Trucks, requires manufactures to provide and operators to wear operator restraint systems: In the following instances, fork truck operators were observed not wearing the seat belts while operating the fork trucks that were provided with seat belts: a) Dock area, main plant: Mitsubishi fork truck S#AF82-A51789 b) South side, extruding plant: Mitsubishi fork truck S# F17A-52980

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