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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 303952063 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 11/20/2001 ReportingID: 1032500

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:03/18/2002 X Nr Exposed: Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $1,275.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $1,275.00 Gravity:01 Haz Category:CHEMICAL

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

Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act: 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 chemical sensors were not calibrated appropriately: (a)On or about July 18, 2001, the fixed sensors used to detect chlorine were not tested per manufacturers recommendations. (b)On or about July 18, 2001, the hand held sensors used to detect carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulfide, oxygen and chlorine were not calibrated per the manufacturers recommendations. Note: Abatement certification required for this item.

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