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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1533642.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 09/14/2021 ReportingID: 0522500

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:09/24/2021 2 Nr Exposed:48 Final Order:09/23/2021
Initial Penalty: $13,653.00 REC:R Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $9,557.10 Gravity:10 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 09/14/2021 $13,653.00 09/24/2021 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 09/23/2021 $9,557.10 09/24/2021 Serious  

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

29 CFR 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. a. On or about May 24, 2021, the employer did not ensure that only designated employees operated the underhung 2 Ton Harrington Hoist, Lot Number ER1A-339, Serial Number 787993, at the Galvanizer #1 machine. A non-designated, nor qualified employee operated the underhung hoist unsupervised with the wired pendant control. The employee had repositioned the steel drossing shovel/ladle while conducting the assigned task to clean the galvanizer machine. As a result, an employee was struck-by the drossing shovel/ladle handle and had their fingertip amputated.

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