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Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Inspection Nr: 310463401

Citation: 01001

Citation Type: Serious

Abatement Date: 06/01/2007 X

Initial Penalty: $5,600.00

Current Penalty: $5,600.00

Issuance Date: 04/13/2007

Nr Instances: 1

Nr Exposed: 5

Related Event Code (REC): A

Gravity: 10

Report ID: 0830500

Contest Date:

Final Order:


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 05/04/2007 $5,600.00 06/01/2007 Serious  
Penalty Z: Issued 04/13/2007 $5,600.00 05/02/2007 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard: STRUCK BY

Section 5(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 causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees were exposed to struck by hazards: (a)LEED Energy Services, Inc. at Rig 721, Weld CR 59 and 62, Gill, CO 80624: On or before 11/17/06, the employer did not ensure that all hoisting tools and their components were substantially constructed to conform with good engineering practices and maintained in safe condition, and that no element in the hoisting tool system was subjected to any load in excess of its design limitations. The employer did not ensure that the eyelet, used in connecting the upper sheave to the sandline, was pull tested, and equipped with a safety latch or equivalent device to prevent accidental release of the load being hoisted or lowered. Condition exposed employees to struck by hazards, fatally injuring one employee. Abatement Note: Abatement certification and documentation are required for this item (See enclosed "Sample Abatement-Certification Letter"). Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable abatement method can be found in the American Petroleum Institute Recommended Practice 54 Section 9.7, as referenced, in part, above.nced,

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