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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Inspection Nr: 1602681.015

Citation: 01001A

Citation Type: Serious

Abatement Date: 02/10/2023 2

Initial Penalty: $11,396.00

Current Penalty: $14,502.00

Issuance Date: 12/02/2022

Nr Instances: 1

Nr Exposed: 4

Related Event Code (REC):

Gravity: 5

Report ID: 0316700

Contest Date:

Final Order: 12/29/2022


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 12/29/2022 $14,502.00 02/10/2023 Serious  
Penalty Z: Issued 12/02/2022 $11,396.00 12/29/2022 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001A 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 a) Mars Wrigley Confectionary US, LLC, 295 Brown Street, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania ? An employee participated in the control of hazardous energy for the Dove chocolate batching 20 micron tank. The employer did not ensure that the employee had the knowledge of the type and magnitude of the energy for the task, on or about June 8, 2022. b) Mars Wrigley Confectionary US, LLC, 295 Brown Street, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania ? Employees of an outside employer, I.K. Stoltzfus Service Corp., cleaned tanks, including the Dove chocolate batching 20 micron tank, owned by the onsite/host employer, Mars Wrigley. The host employer did not provide the outside employer with the correct energy control procedure or work authorization permit that included verification of flowable material isolation given the permitted entry, on or about June 9, 2022 Abatement certification required within 10 days after abatement date. The certification shall include a statement that abatement is complete, date and method of abatement, and states employees and their representatives were informed of this abatement.

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