Standard Cited: 19260020 B01 General safety and health provisions.
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Inspection Nr: 1606631.015
Citation Type: Serious
Abatement Date: 11/30/2022
Initial Penalty: $14,502.00
Current Penalty: $14,502.00
Issuance Date: 11/02/2022
Nr Instances: 1
Nr Exposed: 1
Related Event Code (REC): C
Report ID: 0523400
Final Order: 12/01/2022
|Type||Latest Event||Event Date||Penalty||Abatement Due Date||Citation Type||Failure to Abate Inspection|
|Penalty||I: Informal Settlement||12/01/2022||$14,502.00||11/30/2022||Serious|
Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001A Hazard:
29 CFR 1926.20(b)(1):The employer did not initiate and maintain such programs as may be necessary to comply with this part, in that employees were not protected from the hazard of high ambient heat while performing jobs duties. (a) On or about May 11, 2022, an employee, working in direct sunlight was exposed to the hazard of excessive ambient heat while performing carpentry work. For the duration of the work shift (up to six hours), the average heat index was 87 degrees Fahrenheit, with a peak heat index of 95 degrees Fahrenheit. The employer had not initiated a heat stress illness prevention program to ensure that employee(s) were gradually introduced to the full working conditions and arrange for a formalized work/rest schedule.