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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Inspection Nr: 1567556.015

Citation: 01001

Citation Type: Serious

Abatement Date: 3

Initial Penalty: $14,502.00

Current Penalty: $12,000.00

Issuance Date: 05/03/2022

Nr Instances: 1

Nr Exposed: 1

Related Event Code (REC): A

Gravity: 10

Report ID: 0317500

Contest Date:

Final Order: 05/31/2022


Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Latest Event Event Date Penalty Abatement Due Date Citation Type Failure to Abate Inspection
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 05/31/2022 $12,000.00   Serious  
Penalty Z: Issued 05/03/2022 $14,502.00   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 an employee was exposed to struck by hazards and death from a fallen tree: a) Jobsite, 331 Crystal Springs Road, Bradford Woods, PA: On December 8, 2021, the employer failed to ensure that an employee was positioned at a distance from the tree at least 1.5 times the height of the tree while assisting with felling an approximately 50 foot tall oak tree.

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