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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 304156797 Citation: 02001 Issuance: 10/02/2001 ReportingID: 0521400

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:11/05/2001 X Nr Exposed:1 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $1,750.00 REC:C Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $1,000.00 Gravity:03 Haz Category:GUARDING

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 10/02/2001 $1,750.00 11/05/2001 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 10/11/2001 $1,000.00 11/05/2001 Serious  

Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 001 Hazard: GUARDING

Section (a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970: The employer did not furnish a place of employment which was free from recognized hazards that were likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that an employee was exposed to the accidental cycling of a fastening machine because the foot pedal was not guarded to prevent accidental actuation. On or about June 6, 2001, the foot pedal on the Morgan Book Cover machine was not guarded to prevent accidental actuation. CERTIFICATION REQUIRED ON THIS ITEM.

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