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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

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Violation Items

Nr: 306371907 Citation: 01004 Issuance: 09/23/2003 ReportingID: 0830500

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:7 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:10/26/2003 Nr Exposed:20 Final Order:
Initial Penalty: $1,250.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: Gravity:03 Haz Category:STRUCK BY

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 09/23/2003 $1,250.00 10/26/2003 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 10/02/2003 10/26/2003 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 004 Hazard: STRUCK BY

Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970: 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 employees were exposed to the hazard of being struck by a falling automotive vehicle due to improper alignment/placement of vehicles on hydraulic lifts. a) McCaddon Oldsmobile-Cadillac Inc. 2460 48th, Boulder, CO: The employer did not insured that "wheel spotting dishes" were installed to facilitate the properly placement of vehicles on the Gilbarco brand hydraulic lifts. Condition exposed employees to struck by hazards should a vehicle upset while supported by a lift. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement method to correct this hazard is to install "wheel spotting dishes" on all Gilbarco lifts as described on page 4 of the manufacturers installation instruction booklet (MDE 1941A). Abatement Note: Abatement certification and documentation are required for this item (See enclosed "Sample Abatement-Certification Letter").

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